On Monday, May 30, 2022, at 10:31 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to 709 Wilson Street in Mallard for a disturbance. After investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael John Wallskog (60) for domestic abuse assault 1st offense, a simple misdemeanor. Wallskog was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and transferred to Kossuth County where he will be held until an initial appearance in front of a judge.
Assisting the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office at the scene was the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Office and Pocahontas Police Department.
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