Warrant Arrest

On 1/15/2020 at 8:30 p.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served an arrest warrant on Troy Dean Petersen, age 22 of Graettinger, on a valid Palo Alto County warrant charging him with: On-Going Criminal Activity (Unlawful Activity), Forgery, Identity Theft (under $1500) and Theft 3rd Degree. Petersen was transferred from the custody of the Milford Police Department to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office where he was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warrant Arrest

On 01/15/2020 at 11:30 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew Wayne Van Maanen, 37, of Ruthven on a valid Palo Alto County Mittimus. The mittimus requires that Van Maanen serve 48 hours in the Palo Alto County Jail following a conviction for Domestic Abuse Assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor.

Warrant Arrest

On 1-14-2020 at 12:48 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served a Probation Revocation warrant on Joanie C Simms, age 26 from Algona. The original charge was Possession of Controled Substance, 2nd Offense. Simms was able to post the $2,000.00 cash/surety bond and was released.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Additional Charges

Pursuant to a search warrant investigation on 1/10/20, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged Travis William Roberts (32) of Rodman with an additional charge of Dominion/Control of Firearm by Domestic Abuse Offender, a Class D Felony. Roberts was served the arrest warrant while in jail on the previous charges and awaits his initial appearance for the new charge.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Accident

On January 13, 2020, at 11:28 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a single vehicle accident at the intersection of N-28 and Highway 18. Upon investigation it was determined a 2004 Ford Excursion owned by Mosquito Park Enterprises LLC, operated by Jonathon Collins (32) of Milford, IA., was northbound on N-28 approaching the stop sign intersecting with Highway 18. The Ford was pulling a 29-foot boat and trailer when Collins lost control. The Ford slid across the southbound lane and entered the west ditch which caused the trailer to jackknife causing an estimated $25,000 in damage to the Ford and Sea Ray Boat. No injuries were reported at the scene. Collins was issued a citation for failure to reduce speed to reasonable and proper rate.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warrant Arrest

On Monday, January 13, 2020, at 5:00 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Hamre (52), of Wallingford, on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for violation of a no contact order, which is a simple misdemeanor. Bond was set in the amount of $500.00 cash only. Hamre was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail. Hamre was able to post bond and was subsequently released and given a court date to appear at a later date.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warrant Arrest

On Monday, January 13, 2020, at 03:45 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Aaron Krusen (31) of Mallard on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for violation of a no contact order, which is a simple misdemeanor. Bond was set in the amount of $500.00 cash only. Krusen was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail. Krusen was able to post bond and was subsequently released from jail and provided a court date to appear at a later date.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Single Vehicle Accident

On 1/13/2020 at 5:11 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a vehicle accident which occurred in the 4100 block of 460th Avenue. According to the investigation, a 2009 Chevy Cobalt, owned and driven by Troy Joseph Satern, age 48 of Emmetsburg, was traveling south on 460th Avenue. Satern failed to maintain control of his vehicle, crossed the centerline of the undivided highway and entered the east ditch. The Satern vehicle sustained an estimated $500.00 worth of damages. There were no reported injuries as a result of the accident. Satern was issued a citation for failure to maintain control.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

Car Deer Accident

On 1/13/2020 at 4:14 a.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a single vehicle deer accident which occurred in the 5200 block of 370th St. According to the investigation, a 2009 Chevy Equinox owned by David Hatch and driven by Kristine Marie Frerichs, age 39 of Emmetsburg, was traveling east on 370th Street. when a deer emerged from the south ditch and struck the Hatch vehicle. The Chevy sustained $3500.00 in damages. There were no reported injuries as a result of the collision.

No-Contact Order Violation

On 01/12/2020 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 300 block of South St. in Mallard, IA to the report of a violation of a no contact order. Upon investigation Aaron Krusen (31) of Mallard was placed under arrest for violating a no contact order. Aaron was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked in to await his appearance before a judge.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.