Drug Arrest

On 11/17/20 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kenneth Elmer Clabaugh (62) of Rodman on a valid Kossuth County Arrest Warrant. Following his arrest, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged Clabaugh with Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd Offense, a Class D Felony, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor, and Failure to Comply With a Sex Offender Registry Requirement, 2nd or Subsequent Offense, a Class D Felony. Clabaugh was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before 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.