Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop leads to arrest – June 18

On Tuesday, June 18, at 1:27 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rebecca Hemmelman, age 21, of Le Mars, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 400th Street, one‐quarter mile east of Hospers, IA.

Upon further investigation, the deputy determined Hemmelman’s driver’s license was suspended, discovered methamphetamine in her possession and suspected she was under the influence of the drug.

Hemmelman was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, possession of a controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (drugged), fraudulent display of registration and no motor vehicle insurance.