Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 4

On Saturday, September 4, at 11:08 p.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one-quarter mile west of Orange City, IA.

Logan Peters, age 20, of Jewell, IA was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the westbound lane, entered the north ditch and came to rest a corn field.

The Pontiac sustained approximately $3,000 in damage.

No injuries were reported.

Upon further investigation, deputies suspected that Peters was under the influence of alcohol.

Peters was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department.