At 5:24 p.m. on October 12, 2018, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a green Chevrolet Blazer driving all over the road. A Palo Alto County Deputy located the vehicle in the 3300 Block of 410th Avenue, where a traffic stop was initiated. Following an investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Roger Hentges (58) of Whittemore, for O.W.I. 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor. Hentges was also cited for Failure to Maintain or Use Safety Belt, a Simple Misdemeanor. Following his arrest, Hentges was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail to await an initial appearance in front of a judge.
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