Domestic Assault Arrest

On Saturday, November 04, 2017, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an active assault occurring at 4743 400th Street. Following an investigation at the scene, Gabriel Cowden (19) of Emmetsburg, Ia was arrested for Domestic Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor, and Assault Causing Bodily Injury, a Serious Misdemeanor. Cowden was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was booked and is awaiting his initial appearance before a judge.

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