On 02/23/2022 at 7:14 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to 604 N. Van Gordon Ave., Graettinger, Iowa for a vehicle that drove into the apartment building. As a result of the investigation Jacob Hunefeld (32) of Graettinger was placed under arrest and charged with operating while intoxicated 3rd or subsequent offense -D Felony, operating without a valid driver’s license and reckless driving. There were no reported injuries as a result of the accident, and property damage to the apartment building is estimated at $50,000.
The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Graettinger Fire Department, Graettinger Ambulance Service, and Wickman’s Towing.
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