On 4/13/2017 at 11:21 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Gowrie Street in Ruthven. Upon investigation into the traffic stop, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chase James Hagedorn, age 26 or Dickens, for operating a motor vehicle while Driving While License Barred which carries an aggravated misdemeanor offense. Furthermore, Hagedorn was also charged with Possession with Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Hagedorn was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident. Hagedorn was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.