Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop leads to arrest – June 6

On Sunday, June 6, at 10:59 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Edgar Niz-Lopez, age 20, of Sioux Center, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 75, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA.

Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered that Niz-Lopez’ driver’s license was suspended and barred; he also did not possess SR-22 insurance (a type of liability insurance required for high risk drivers.)

Niz-Lopez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a barred driver’s license, suspended driver’s license and operation of a motor vehicle without SR-22 insurance.