Dangerous Animal

On 6/22/2017 at 9:40 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office cited and released Justin Curtis Rierson, age 39 of Graettinger, on a charge of harboring and keeping a dangerous animal within the city limits of Graettinger. The incident stems from a previous investigation in which Rierson was cited and released with a promise to appear on a July 26th, 2017 court date. Rierson was given a citation for the non-scheduled violation of the Graettinger city ordinance with a promise to appear on July 26th, 2017.

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