E'ville Man Arrested After Police Investigate Report Of Man Lying In Street With A Child

Wed 11-28-2018

(Estherville)-- An Estherville man was arrested on multiple charges early this (Wed.) morning after police investigated a report of a man lying in the street with a child in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue North in Estherville.

Upon arriving officers reported seeing a man running from the scene. Following a brief foot pursuit, the suspect, 24-year-old Jeremiah Reinert, was taken into custody. Upon further investigation it was determined he was intoxicated.

Reinert was booked into the Emmet county jail on charges of child endangerment, public intoxication...3rd offense, and interference with official acts. He was being held on a $4,000 cash bond.

Police say a two-year-old child who was with Reinert was put into the custody of a family member and is safe.

The incident took place around 1:30 am.