On Wednesday February 24, 2016 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of an underage party at 3484 440th Ave. northwest of Emmetsburg, IA. At 10:46pm deputies with the Sheriff’s Office discovered a large group of people at the residence. It was discovered that twenty people were under the age of 21 and consuming alcohol. All individuals that were found to be consuming alcohol were cited for Possession of Alcohol Under the age of 21, which is a simple misdemeanor.
The following people were cited by deputies for Possession of Alcohol: Andrew Quail from Everly, IA; Jared Hinkeldey from Galva, IA; Lance Gruhn from Manning, IA; Chase Paulson from Armstrong, IA; Cassidy Hanson from Emmetsburg; Jacob Govern from Ledyard, IA; Nicholas Chapman from Ruthven, IA; Bryce Harris from Armstrong, IA; and Austin Delong from Emmetsburg; Dillon Delong from Emmetsburg; Tristan Johnson from Van Wert, IA; Jessika Gustin from Dickens, IA; Benjamin Henning from Adrian, MN; Jordan Henry from Madelia, MN; Matthew Bennett from Marshall, MN; Morgan Riessen from Spencer, IA; Hunter White from Greenville, IA; Blake Solsma from Sanborn, IA. One 17 year old was referred to juvenile court.
Austin Delong (19) was also cited for Providing Alcohol to Minors.