On Wednesday, December 29, at 1:25 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ellie Albers, age 18, of Orange City, IA.
The arrest stemmed from a report of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, three miles southwest of Orange City.
Albers was driving a 2005 Dodge Durango southbound on Hickory Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the northeast ditch and rolled.
No injuries were reported.
The Dodge sustained approximately $5,000 in damage.
Upon further investigation deputies suspected Albers was under the influence of alcohol.
Albers was transported to the Sioux County Jail where she was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department.