Sioux County Sheriff

Domestic disturbance reveals prior sexual assault, investigation leads to arrest – November 24

On Wednesday, November 24, at 8:29 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lucia Mejia-Rodriguez, age 41, of Sioux Center, IA.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began in early October following a report of a domestic disturbance that occurred at a rural Sioux Center address.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Mejia-Rodriguez sexually assaulted the victim on a date prior to the domestic disturbance. 

Mejia-Rodriguez was charged with sexual assault.