Warrant Arrest

On April 4, 2019 at 9:42am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Carey L. Ross age 22 of Estherville on a valid warrant for Contempt of Court (Original Charge/ Driving while license suspended). Ross posted bond of $350 cash and was released with a court date.

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

Public Intoxication Arrest

On April 7, 2019 at 3:57 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Department observed a male subject walking in the 2000 Block of 11th Street in Emmetsburg. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office identified the male subject to be Daniel Brodie (48) of Emmetsburg, IA. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office learned Brodie had a warrant for his arrest out of Kossuth County stemming from a prior operating while intoxicated charge. During the warrant execution, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office determined Brodie was intoxicated and placed him under arrest for public intoxication 3rd offense, an aggravated misdemeanor. Brodie was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail on the public intoxication charge.

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

Domestic Assault and Criminal Mischief Arrests

At 8:43 p.m. on April 6, 2019 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a domestic disturbance at 1303 Center Street in Ruthven. Upon investigation the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested April Winston (29) of Ruthven for domestic abuse assault 1st offense, a simple misdemeanor.

While investigating the domestic situation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office also arrested Kenshaud Winston (31) of Ruthven for criminal mischief in the 3rd degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. Kenshaud was taken into custody by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s and placed in the Palo Alto County Jail.

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

No-Contact Order Violation Arrest

On April 4, 2019 at 5:57 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kenshaud Winston, (31) of Ruthven, IA. on 13 arrest warrants for violation of no contact/protective order. Kenshaud violated a no contact order multiple times from December 4, 2018 to March 3, 2019. Each violation of the no contact order is a simple misdemeanor. 3 of the warrants carried $500.00 cash only bonds and the other 10 were no bond warrants. Kenshaud was placed in the Palo Alto County Jail until an 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.

Semi Accident

On 04/02/2019 at 5:42 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a semi in the ditch in the 3600 block of 360th Street. Upon investigation it was determined that a 2010 International hauling a 2019 livestock trailer was eastbound on 360th Street. According to the driver, Rhys Connor Nehman of Everly, a vehicle in front of him began to brake which caused him to have to brake. This action forced the livestock trailer to swing around, jackknifing the semi and trailer. The International and trailer came to rest in the north ditch.

Damage to the International and trailer is estimated at $20,000.00 and no injuries were reported. Nehman was issued a citation for Following too Close. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Iowa State Patrol.

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

Weapon Violation

On March 29, 2019 at 6:40 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested William David Crew (54) of Ayrshire on a valid Palo Alto County Warrant. An arrest warrant was issued for Crew’s arrest following an incident at The Beavers Den in Ayrshire on March 8, 2019. The warrant was issued for Crew for assault displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggravated misdemeanor. Crew was able to post the $6,500 cash bond and was given a court date to appear 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.

Public Intoxication Arrest

On 03/27/2019 at 2:19 p.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joseph Robert Thornton, 59, of Emmetsburg on the charge of Public Intoxication 2nd offense, a serious misdemeanor. Thornton was subsequently booked into the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.

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

Warrant Arrest

On 03/26/2019 at 9:10 a.m. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Adam John Flannegan, 35, of Spencer on a valid Palo Alto County warrant for Simple Assault, a simple misdemeanor. The warrant was a no bond warrant. Flannegan was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail to await his initial appearance before the judge.

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

Drug Equipment Charge

On March 25, 2019, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated an incident at the Palo Alto County Jail. Caleb Jones (25) of Pocahontas was being processed into the Palo Alto County Jail when he attempted to conceal drug related equipment. Jones was subsequently charged with possession of contraband in a correctional facility, a class D felony.

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

Two Vehicle Accident

On 3-25-19 at 7:10 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehcle accident in the 3600-blk 380 Ave. A 2004 Chevy 1500, which was stopped in a stop sign began to pull forward but stopped again due to oncoming traffic. A 2004 Chevy 2500, driven by Brian B. Vanderhoff of Marathon, was also stopped behind Ingram waiting to turn right. As Ingram started to pull away from the stop sign Vanderhoff did not notice Ingram stopped and ran into the back of Ingram.

Damage was estimated at $600.00 to each vehicle and no injuries were reported at scene.