Sioux County Sheriff

Two arrests stem from traffic stop – September 4

On Wednesday, September 4, at 2:52 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jan Brown, age 59, of Hull, IA and Michael Smit, age 61, of Rock Valley, IA.

The arrests stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Main Street in Hull.

After stopping Brown, the driver of the vehicle, deputies discovered an open container of alcohol and illegal drugs inside the vehicle.

Brown was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and open container of alcohol in a vehicle. Smit was charged with third offense possession of methamphetamine, third offense possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.