Sioux County Sheriff

Disturbance leads to arrest – July 11

On Sunday, July 11, at 12:52 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gabriel Mendez-Martin, age 31, of Hull, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of an assault that occurred at a residence on Walnut Street, in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Mendez-Martin assaulted a female victim during a dispute.

Mendez-Martin left the residence after the assault and was located by deputies a short time later driving a vehicle on Chestnut Street. The victim refused medical attention.

Mendez-Martin was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with domestic assault, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (second offense), operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license, no SR-22 insurance (a type of insurance for high-risk drivers) and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.