OWI Arrest

On Friday, October 9th, 2020, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3500 Block of 380th Avenue. Following an investigation, Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Cole (42) of Emmetsburg, and charging him with, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated 1st offense =a serious misdemeanor, and following too closely= a simple misdemeanor. Cole was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail without incident, where he is awaiting his initial appearance.

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