Vehicle Pursuit

On Monday, August 8, 2022, at 8:11 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was asked for assistance from the Estherville Police Department in regards to a theft of items from a convenience store in Estherville. At approximately 8:22 p.m. a Palo Alto County Deputy observed a 2010 Jeep Patriot traveling east, which was a … Read more

Car/Deer Accident

On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car versus deer accident in the 4400 block of 460th Avenue. It was determined Daniel Stokes (67) of Mallard, IA. was northbound on 460th avenue when a deer emerged in the roadway from the east ditch. Stokes’ vehicle collided with the deer … Read more

August Step Wave

Labor Day Crushing Results Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and we celebrate with barbecues and road trips. One of the deadliest and most often committed – yet preventable – crimes (impaired driving), has become a serious safety epidemic in our country. AAA indicates the 100 deadliest days occur from Memorial Day to … Read more

Palo Alto County Arrest Warrant

On 08/16/2022 at 9:07 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jayson Allen Wiley, (49) of Emmetsburg, on a valid Palo Alto County Arrest Warrant for Bestiality and Child Endangerment, both Aggravated Misdemeanors. Wiley was unable to post the $6,500.00 cash only bond and was placed in jail to await his initial appearance before … Read more

Car/Deer Accident

On Wednesday August 17, 2022 at 9:25 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a Life 360 crash alarm in the 4800 block of 380th Avenue. Tyler Dayton of Pocahontas, was driving a 2000 Buick LeSabre southbound on 380th Avenue, when a deer emerged in the roadway. Dayton’s vehicle collided with the deer, causing … Read more

Two Vehicle Accident

On 8/19/2022 at 11:49 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call regarding a two vehicle, personal injury accident, that happened at the intersection of 380th Avenue and 480th Street. A 2007 Ford F-150, owned and operated by Anthony John Heiman, (46) of Ayrshire, was traveling east in the 3700 block of … Read more

Single Vehicle Accident

On 8/19/2022 at 5:48 PM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident that occurred near the 100 block of Iowa Street, in Cylinder. A 1995 Chevrolet G30 van owned and operated by Grant David Waldschmidt, age 34 of Cylinder, was driving south through an alley west of Iowa … Read more

Palo Alto County Arrest Warrant

On 8/20/22 at 8:37 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kevin R Rodgriguez Ocotlan, age 21 of Estherville, on a valid Palo Alto County arrest warrant for Failure to Appear on a Driving While License Suspended or Revoked charge. Following his arrest, Ocotlan was seen by a magistrate and released to appear in … Read more

Palo Alto County Mittimus

On August 30th, 2022 at 12:10 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brayde Koos (25) of Fort Dodge, on a valid Palo Alto County mittimus warrant stemming from a conviction of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor. Following his arrest, Koos was placed in jail to serve the 48 hour mittimus. A criminal … Read more

Palo Alto County Arrest Warrant

On 9/2/22 at 10:14 AM, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Curtis R. Bahr (63) of Cylinder, on 3 valid Palo Alto County Arrest Warrants for Failure to Appear on the original charges of Trespass and 2 counts of Driving while License Denied, Suspended, Cancelled or Revoked. Bahr was unable to post the total … Read more