Disorderly Conduct, Public Intoxication Arrest

On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at 01:04 am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office responded to an intoxicated male inside of Energy Panel Services, refusing to leave after being notified by employees and causing a disturbance. Following an investigation into the complaint, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jordan Kajewski (33) of Emmetsburg, charging him with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, trespassing, and interference with official acts, which are all simple misdemeanors. The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office.

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

Assault Arrest

On 8/25/2020 at 00:42 a.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shawn Michael Ehlert, age 30 of Estherville, on the charge of simple assault. The charge stems from an investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office in which the assault occurred in the 300 block of S Sixth St., Mallard. Prior to arriving at the scene, Ehlert was located as a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of 390th Street. Ehlert was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.

The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Emmetsburg Police Department.

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 8/24/2020 at 9:07 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served valid Palo Alto County arrest warrants on Heather Lynne Thomas, age 33 of Spencer. Thomas’ warrants stem from an investigation by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office which charged her with Driving while License Suspended, Fail to provide proof of financial liability (accident related) and failure to maintain control. Thomas was transferred from the custody of Spencer Police Department to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office. Thomas was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until her 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.

Arrest

On 08/23/2020 at 5:43 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3900 block of 360th St., Emmetsburg, Iowa. As a result of the stop the driver of the vehicle, Hiep Le (46) of Spencer, was placed under arrest and charged with driving while suspended and speeding. He was transported to 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.

Arrest

On 8/23/2020 at 8:45 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Casey Allan Pomeroy, age 36 of Ruthven, on the charges of Criminal Mischief-4th Degree (a serious misdemeanor) and Disorderly Conduct (a simple misdemeanor). The charges stem from an investigation conducted by the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office from an incident on 8/22/2020. Pomeroy was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until 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.

Arrest

On 08/22/2020 at 9:31 P.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3400 block of 360th St., Ruthven, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop the driver of the vehicle Jesse Quevedo (40) of Storm Lake, Iowa was placed under arrest and charged with speeding, and operating without a valid driver’s license. Jesse was transported to 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.

Warrant Arrest

At 11:59 a.m. on August 20, 2020, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lenard Keith Schiller JR. (37) of Ruthven on a valid Palo Alto County arrest warrant for violation of probation. Schiller did not appear for a probation revocation hearing on an original charge of domestic abuse which occurred on March 2, 2020. Schiller was unable to post the $1,000 cash or surety bond and was held in the Palo Alto County Jail to await an initial appearance in front of 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.

Arrest

On Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 8:07 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Emmetsburg Police Department with a disturbance at Bad Manners Bar in Emmetsburg. During the incident, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Perea (43) of Chicago, charging him intereference with official acts and public intoxication, both simple misdemeanors. Perea was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail, without incident, and booked into 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.

Car Deer Accident

On August 19, 2020 at 6:10am, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a truck/ deer accident in the 3400 530 Ave, Cylinder.

A 2020 GMC Sierra driven, by Marion D. Friend of McPherson, Kansas was travelng north bound in the 3400 530Ave and collided with a deer which entered the roadway from the east. Damage to the front of the GMC was estimated at $8000.00. No injuries were reported.

Warrant Arrest

On 08/09/2020 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daryl Washburn (37) of Aryshire, Iowa, pursuant to a valid Palo Alto County Warrant for carrying of weapons – knives over 5 inches. Daryl was transport to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident and jailed in lieu of $1500.00 cash only bond to await his initial appearance.

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