Sioux County Sheriff

Disturbance leads to arrest – December 14

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, at 9:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Griffith, age 51, of Hospers, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at Moe’s Mart convenience store, 107 Hospers Drive South, in Hospers.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered Griffith assaulted a person during an altercation that occurred inside the business.

No injuries were reported.

Griffith was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with assault and public intoxication.