OWI Arrest

On 07/10/2021 at 2:09 A.M. the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 2800 block of 420th Ave, Graettinger, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop and subsequent investigation Michael Pruitt (33) of Des Moines, was placed under arrest and charged with speeding and operating while intoxicated 1st offense. Michael was transported without incident to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a judge.

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