Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic stop leads to arrest – November 19

On Friday, November 19, at 10:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Florentin Chilel-Ramirez, age 28, of Worthington, MN.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA.

Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered Chilel-Ramirez’s driver’s license was suspended. Chilel-Ramirez also provided the deputy with a false name.

Chilel-Ramirez transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with providing false information, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, operation of a motor vehicle with expired registration and failure to provide proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.