Open Dumping

On 8/31/2018, The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office completed its investigation into an incident of illegal dumping inside the city limits of Graettinger. As a result of the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office cited/summoned William Robert Walrath, age 44 of Graettinger, on the charges of Graettinger Municipal Code 105.8 (Open Dumping Prohibited). Walrath was released on the citation and given a court date on the non-scheduled violation.

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