Public Intox Arrest

At 12:22 a.m. on May 25, 2019, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office located Darrell Ray Frerichs (73) of Ruthven, IA in the 1600 Block of Main Street in Ruthven, and arrested hin for public intoxication, 1st Offense, a simple misdemeanor. Frerichs was transported to the Palo Alto County jail where he was held until an initial appearance before a judge.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.