Theft Arrest

On Monday, November 19, 2018, at 5:24 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office investigated a theft of a mountain bike parked on the side of an apartment building at 1704 Mitchell Street, Ruthven. Following the investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Bailey (37), of Ruthven, charging him with 5th degree theft, which is a simple misdemeanor. Bailey was transported, without incident, to the Palo Alto County Jail and booked in to await his initial appearance before a magistrate.

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