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Estherville Police Department
Friday July 19th, 2013 :: 02:10 p.m. CDT


Estherville police make arrest after traffic stop.

On July 16, 2013 at approximately 8:30 A.M. Estherville Police stopped a vehicle south of Estherville on Highway 4 for a traffic violation. During the stop the Officer observed the driver throw something out of the passenger window of the vehicle and into the ditch.
The Officer made contact with driver who was identified as 54 year old Roger Kruse of Ruthven. During the course of the investigation it was determined that Kruse was driver’s license was suspended. K-9 Max was deployed to do an article search.K-9 Max located an eye glass case with drug paraphernalia inside it.
Kruse was placed under arrest for Driving While under Suspension and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He was transported to the Emmet County Jail.
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Estherville Police Department
114 North 6th Street
Estherville, IA 51334

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-362-3515

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