Warrant Arrest

At 8:33 p.m. on December 19, 2018, the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office served an arrest warrant on Teresa Brinker (46) of Estherville, IA. The arrest warrant was for contempt of court on original charges of failure to provide proof of financial liability, a simple misdemeanor, fraudulent use of registration, a simple misdemeanor, operation without registration card or plate, a simple misdemeanor, theft in the 5th degree, a simple misdemeanor, and driving while suspended, a simple misdemeanor. Brinker was unable to post the $500.00 cash only bond and was placed in the Palo Alto County jail to await an initial appearance.

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