On 02/04/2022 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served an arrest warrant on Troy Petersen (24) of Emmetsburg. The warrant was for the charges of 2nd degree burglary (C Felony) and 3rd degree burglary of a motor vehicle 2nd or subsequent offense (D Felony). The warrant carried a bond of $12,000 cash only. Troy was in the custody of the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office and remained in the Kossuth County Jail to await his initial appearance before a judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.