Warrant Arrest

On March 17, 2021, at 10:10 p.m., the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessica Ann Downs, (32) of Whittemore, IA., on an arrest warrant. Downs was wanted for disorderly conduct, a simple misdemeanor, and assault, a simple misdemeanor, stemming from an incident that occurred in Ruthven on August 22, 2020. Downs was unable to post the $1,000 cash bond and was held in the Palo Alto County Jail where she awaits an initial appearance in front of 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.