Sioux County Sheriff

Report of disabled vehicle leads to arrest – February 19

On Friday, February 19, at 6:53 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rayleigh Thomas, age 23, of Sioux City, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of a disabled vehicle that was partially on the roadway on Highway 75, three miles north of Sioux Center, IA.

Upon further investigation, deputies determined that Thomas, a passenger in the disabled vehicle, had a valid Woodbury County arrest warrant and discovered illegal drugs in her possession.

Thomas was transported to the Sioux County Jail for the arrest warrant as well as the new criminal charges for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department.

The case remains under investigation.