Algona Man Charged Following High Speed Stop Near Mallard

–An Algona man is facing charges after he was pulled over in rural Palo Alto County this week for traveling close to 90 MPH. 

According to the Palo Alto County Sheriff’s, Deputies conducted the traffic stop around 5:15 PM Monday along Iowa Highway 4, two miles north of Mallard. Deputies clocked the driver going 88 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, and took 45-year-old Charles Barry Nicolls into custody. 

Nicolls is facing charges of OWI 2nd offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, along with speeding. 

He was booked into the Palo Alto County Jail to await an initial court appearance.