Sioux County Sheriff

Sex abuse investigation leads to arrest – November 15

On Sunday, November 15, at 12:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Luis Mateo-Jose, age 32, of Orange City, IA.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began in August, 2020 when deputies received a report that Mateo-Jose had illegal sexual contact with a child.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that the sexual assault occurred approximately two years prior to the August report at a location south of Rock Valley, IA.

Mateo-Jose was charged with 2nd degree sexual abuse.