Possession of Alcohol

On 05/07/2020 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of 360th St., Ruthven, Iowa. As a result of the traffic stop and subsequent investigation, Alexander Long (18) of Ruthven, was issued a notice to appear for minor in possession of alcohol andwas also issued a citation for a defective muffler. Alexander was cited and released on his promise to appear in court at a later date.

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