Drug Arrest

On 06/04/2020 at 8:24 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of Walnut Ave., Graettinger, Iowa. Following an investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Gabbard (24) of Graettinger, on charges of Driving While Barred, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Following his arrest, Gabbard was placed in jail to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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