Richter arrested for DWLS/OWI

On 04/10/2024 at approximately 19:28 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford F150.  Plymouth County Deputies identified the driver as Melanie Jo Richter, age 50 of Brunsville, Iowa.  Richter had a suspended Iowa driver’s license for non-payment of Iowa fine. Richter showed signs of impairment by an illegal drug.  Richter was ultimately placed under arrested and charged with driving while Iowa license suspended and operating while under the influence 1st offense.