Possession of Controlled Substance and Driving while Suspended Arrest

On 1/18/2018 at 9:10 p.m., The Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Richard Gabbard, age 18 of Emmetsburg, on the charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor and Driving while License Suspended. Gabbard was arrested in the 2400 Block of Main Street in Emmetsburg. Gabbard was transported to the Palo Alto County Jail and held until his initial appearance before a magistrate judge.

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