Domestic Assault Arrest

On February 10, 2021, at 7:31 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a disturbance at 1905 Old Highway 18 in Ruthven. Upon investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Charles Albert Hilstedt (57) of Ruthven for simple domestic abuse assault 1st offense, a simple misdemeanor. Hilstedt was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he awaits an initial appearance in front of 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.