On 08/23/2020 at 5:43 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of 360th St., Emmetsburg, Iowa. As a result of the stop the driver of the vehicle, Hiep Le (46) of Spencer, was placed under arrest and charged with driving while suspended and speeding. He was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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