On February 24, 2022 at approximately 15:55, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to 4558 380th St. Emmetsburg, IA for a report of a suspicous vehicle. The Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and after investigation, Zachery Dean Doidge (23) of Mallard, IA was arrested, cited and released, for possession of a controlled substance, marijuana 1st offense-a serious misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia-a simple misdemeanor. Anthony Edward Garber (20) of Emmetsburg was also cited for person under 21 using tobacco-a simple misdemeanor.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Emmetsburg Police Department.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.