Sioux County Sheriff

Hit-and-run motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 7

On Saturday, September 7, at 4:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elias Niz-Niz, age 22, of Hull, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred in the early morning hours on Locust Street in Hull. Upon further investigation it was discovered that Niz-Niz was driving a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis southbound on Locust Street when  he struck a parked and unattended Volkswagen Jetta, owned by Sou Baccam, of Hull. After the accident Niz-Niz left the area and was not located until later that same date.

Niz-Niz was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, no motor vehicle insurance and driving a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license.

Both vehicles sustained approximately $2,000 in damage.