Domestic Assault Arrest

At 9:29 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a domestic abuse call at 103 South 6th Street, Apartment #9 in Mallard, IA. Upon investigation, the Sheriff’s Office arrested Terrisa Marie Dirks (41) on domestic abuse assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor. Terissa was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held unitl her initial appearance before a judge.

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