OWI Arrest

On June 5, 2022 at 9:28p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 5700blk of 390th St. Whittemore, IA. After an investigation into the stop, the driver, Edgar Erik Cantu (47) of Swea City, IA, was placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense-a serious misdemeanor, and speeding-a simple misdemeanor.

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