Sioux County Sheriff

One person arrested near Sioux Center following reports of unsafe driving – February 4

On Friday, February 4, at 11:52 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rony De Leon Juarez, age 18, of Hull, IA.

The arrest stemmed from 9-1-1 calls reporting that a vehicle was being driven in an unsafe manner on Highway 75, north of Sioux Center. Deputies located the vehicle driven by De Leon Juarez on Highway 75, in Sioux Center, IA.

Upon further investigation, deputies suspected that De Leon Juarez was under the influence of a narcotic drug.

De Leon Juarez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (drugged), operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers license and no proof of motor vehicle insurance.

The sheriff’s office was assisted in the investigation by its Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) and the Sioux Center Police Department