OWI Arrest

On 07/12/2020 at 2:00 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Grand Ave., Emmetsburg, Iowa for a vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the road. As a result of the traffic stop and subsequent investigation Troy Satern (49) of Emmetsburg was placed under arrest and charged with Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense, and driving on the wrong side of the road. Troy was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident and booked in to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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