Drug Charges

On 02/01/2021 at 10:05 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block 580th Ave (HWY 15) Whittemore, Iowa. As a result of the stop and subsequent investigation the driver of the vehicle, Chase Kramme (34) of Spirit Lake, was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a controlled substance marijuana 3rd offense – aggravated misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia – simple misdemeanor. Chase was also cited for failure to maintain registration plate, and failure to possess driver’s license while operating a motor vehicle.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.