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Investigation Into A Disturbance Lands A Man In Jail

Tue 12-31-2019

(Emmetsburg)-- An incident December 22nd at a residence in Graettinger resulted in the arrest of Graettinger man.

Palo Alto county authorities say they were called a little after 10:00 pm that evening to 306 North Van Gordon Avenue apartment 8 after getting a report of a disturbance.

A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of 35-year-old Oscar Alejandro Bernal. He was charged with disorderly conduct and interference with official acts. He was taken to the Palo Alto county jail where he allegedly damaged property in a jail cell. Bernal was additionally charged with criminal mischief in the 2nd degree.

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office and Emmetsburg Police Department assisted in making the arrest.