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Alton Woman Arrested On OWI, Child Endangerment Charges Near Spencer

law lightbar blueSpencer, Iowa — An Alton woman has been arrested on Operating While Intoxicated and Child Endangerment charges after a traffic stop near Spencer.

The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports that they arrested 26-year-old Nicole Marie Holtz of Alton in the early hours of Saturday. About 3:05 AM, Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch at the intersection of 350th Street and 180th Avenue, two miles west of Spencer. Upon investigation, Clay County Deputies determined Holtz was driving under the influence of alcohol, with two children in the vehicle and no proper child restraints. Holtz was placed under arrest and transported to the Clay County Jail where she was charged with Operating While Intoxicated, Child Endangerment, and Failure to Secure a Child.

Holtz was held in jail to appear before the magistrate.

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