Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop leads to arrest – August 26

On Thursday, August 26, at 11:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Leonis Bix-Ramirez, age 20, of Sioux City, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred the the intersection of 470th Street and Highway 75, in Maurice, IA.

Upon further investigation, Bix-Ramirez provided the deputy with an identification card that had the name of another person on it.

Bix-Ramirez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with providing false identification to law enforcement, operating a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license, speeding and failing to secure a child in proper child safety restraint.