On 06-26-15 at approximately 4:42 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was responding to a dog call at 1302 Lincoln St. in Ayrshire. A 911 call was received at the same area shortly after. The 911 call reported that someone shot a gun towards another person and that no one was injured.


Following the investigation into this incident, it was determined that Dirk Alan Rouse of Ayrshire, did shoot his handgun at or towards an area occupied by another person. Rouse was arrested and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class “C” felony. He was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and placed in jail to await his appearance before the magistrate.