On Saturday August 20, 2016 at approximately 5:58 pm, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop at 17th St. and 450th Av. in Emmetsburg. Following an investigation into the traffic stop, Tyler Nicholas Leuer of Emmetsburg, was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd offense, an aggravated misdemeanor; possession of a controlled substance, a serious misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Leuer was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail where he was placed in jail to await his appearance before the magistrate.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.