Arrest Warrant Served

 

On 08-23-15 at around 6:37 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Stephanie Renae Steinkamp of Emmetsburg, on a valid Kossuth County Warrant on a mittimus for an original charge of OWI 1st.

 

She was taken into custody and was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail where she was turned over to the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office. This mittimus has no bond.

 

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On August 3, 2015, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was advised of an accident which occurred on July 29, 2015. After the investigation it was determined that there was a one vehicle accident which happened in the 3400-blk of 400th ave.

 

A 2008 Ford F250 driven by Christopher Moritz of Terrill was northbound and was cresting a hill. As Moritz crested the hill, there was a 2004 GMC Envoy driven by James Cole Jr, of Emmetsburg was southbound, both vehicle swerved to get back in there lane. Moritz entered the east ditch and then collided with a field drive.

 

No damage to the GMC and $1000 damage to the Ford.  No injuries were reported

Arrest

On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a possible protective order violation at 309 South 6th Street, in Mallard. During the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the 500 block of State Street, in Emmetsburg. Following the traffic stop, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Vance Yates III, 19, of Emmetsburg for violation of a protective order, a simple misdemeanor. Yates was also cited for minor in possession of alcohol, a simple misdemeanor. Yates was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.

 

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office also cited Crystal Reese, 22, of Mallard for failure to prove financial liability coverage and driving while suspended, both simple misdemeanors. Reese was issued citations and given a court date to appear before a magistrate. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Emmetsburg Police Department during the investigation.

Federal Arrest Warrant

On 8/14/15 at approximatley 10:25 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brian Loren Stowe (43) of Waverly Iowa on a valid Federal Arrest Warrant for Manufacturing Counterfeit Currency and Dealing in Counterfeit Currency. Following his arrest, Stowe was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail to await transport by the United States Secret Service to Federal Court in Cedar Rapids Iowa.

Arrest

On Monday, August 10, 2015, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jason Hastings, 35, of Mallard on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for theft in the 2nd degree= a class D felony. Hastings was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident. At the Palo Alto County Jail, Hastings posted bail, which was set at $9,750.00 cash or surety. After posting bail, Hastings was given a court date to appear before a magistrate.

Disorderly Conduct

As a result of an investigation at the scene of an accident that occurred on 7/18/2015 in the 4800 block of 380th St. by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office, three subjects are being charged with Disorderly Conduct in Violation of Iowa Code 723.4(1). The subjects being charged are: Danny Roy Albrant, age 54 of Emmetsburg, James Al Albrant, age 34 of Emmetsburg and Paul David Wilson, age 50 of Emmetsburg. The investigation discovered that an altercation did occur between Albrant, Albrant and Wilson. The altercation did result in injuries being received by more than one of the individuals involved.   Albrant, Albrant and Wilson were cited and released. All subjects were given a court date of 9/23/2015.

Accident

On 08/10/2015 at approximately 2:25 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a one vehicle accident that occurred in the 4500 block of 460th Avenue. At around 5:30 a.m. a 2004 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Tracy Dawn Lyon of Mallard was northbound in the 4500 block of 460th Avenue when she struck a deer that had entered the roadway from the east ditch. Damage to the Chevy is estimated at $1,800.00. No injuries were reported.

Simple Domestic Abuse Assault

     

 

On 08-09-15 at around 12:18 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic assault that occurred in Graettinger. The Palo Alto County Deputies conducted an investigation and following the investigation, Kay Lynn Thayer of Emmetsburg, was arrested and charged with a simple domestic abuse assault.

 

She was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail where she was placed in jail to await her appearance before the magistrate.

 

 

Arrest

On Friday, August 07, 2015, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested John Dale Metzger, 55, of Whittemore on valid Palo Alto County warrants. The warrants stem from an incident on July 31st, 2015, in which the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a complaint of an aerial spray plane being shot at with a firearm in Palo Alto County. Metzger is charged with terrorism= a class B felony; intimidation with a dangerous weapon= a class C felony; stalking with a dangerous weapon= a class D felony; and going armed with intent= a class D felony. Metzger was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail. Metzger was unable to post bail, which was set at $25,000 cash or approved surety and was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a magisterate.

Vehicle Accident

On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a one vehicle accident at the intersection of 490th Street and 545th Avenue. Following an investigation into the accident, it was determined that Mitchell Carroll, 21, of Corwith was driving a 2005 Ford Taurus eastbound in the 5400 block of 490th Street. Carroll was following other vehicles while he was approaching the T intersection at 545th Avenue and 490th Street. Due to dust in the air from other vehicles, Carroll was unable to see the intersection and slow his vehicle to negotiate the intersection. Carroll attempted to turn southbound onto 545th Avenue, but lost control of the vehicle. Carroll’s vehicle slid sideways into the east ditch. Once entering the ditch, Carroll’s vehicle rolled 3/4 of a roll and came to rest on the passenger side of the vehicle.

 

Carroll and two other passengers fled the accident scene. Carroll’s two passengers, Rachel Wirtz, 18, of West Bend along with a juvenile passenger were both transported by private vehicle to the Algona Hospital to be treated for serious injuries sustained in the accident. Carroll was not injured and did not seek medical attention. Carroll’s vehicle was deemed a total loss in the accident. Following the investigation, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office cited Mitchell Carroll with failure to report a personal injury accident, failure to obey a stop sign, and failure to maintain control of a vehicle= all simple misdemeanors. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office also cited Rachel Wirtz for minor in possession of alcohol, a simple misdemeanor.