On 7-7-16 the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a theft of cans at the Field of Dreams complex in Emmetsburg. The Little League association had reported that bags of cans had been stolen out of the can cage that sits on the north east corner of the property. Following an investigation, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office charged a 15 year old male with 3 counts of 5th Degree Theft, all Simple Misdemeanors. The 15 year old was issued Juvenile Referral’s on the 3 theft charges and released to the custody of his mother.
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.