Sioux County Sheriff

Suspicious person incident leads to arrest – September 14

On Tuesday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Steven Lundgren, age 37, of Wakonda, SD.

The arrest stemmed from an incident where a Sioux County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in Chatsworth, IA, noticed a vehicle parked, running and with Lundgren asleep in the vehicle in the driver’s seat. Upon further investigation, the deputy noticed that the vehicle was still in gear (in drive) and suspected that Lundgren was under the influence of a controlled substance.

Lundgren was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, third offense operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) assisted in the investigation.