On Friday, April 30, at 4:44 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Leyma Ortega-Morales, age 39, of Sioux City, IA.
The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at the Perdue Premium Meat Company, 4241 Highway 75, two miles south of Sioux Center, IA.
Upon further investigation, Ortega Morales assaulted another female victim. Both Ortega-Morales and the victim were contracted employees of QSI.
Ortega-Morales was transported to the Sioux County Jail and charged with assault.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department.