Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop leads to arrest – November 6

On Saturday, November 6, at 11:43 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shaylee Van Den Berg, age 18, of Rock Valley, IA.

The arrest stemmed from an incident where a deputy met Van Den Berg traveling westbound on 340th Street at a high rate of speed. The deputy attempted to stop Van Den Berg, but she failed to stop the vehicle. The deputy was not able to stop the vehicle but located Van Den Berg a short time later at her residence on Fig Avenue near Rock Valley.

Van Den Berg was transported to the Sioux County Jail where she was issued a .02 violation (having a blood alcohol level between .02 and .08 and under the age of 21), charged with possession of alcohol under the age of 21, reckless driving and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.