Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle south of Orange City leads to arrest – April 15

On Friday, April 15, at 8:09 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson Avenue (K-64) and 470th Street (B-58), one mile south of Orange City, IA.

Henry Cordero-Mayca, age 30, of Montevideo, MN, was driving a 2011 Freightliner semi-truck westbound on 470th Street. Dana Rohrs, age 26, of Orange City, was driving a 2018 Ford Explorer northbound on Jackson Avenue. Cordero-Mayca failed to yield from the stop sign at Jackson Avenue, entered the intersection and the two struck.

No injuries were reported.

The Freightliner sustained approximately $1,500 in damage. Damage to the Ford was estimated a $15,000.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Cordero-Mayca possessed a fictitious commercial driver’s license and provided false information to the investigating officers.

Cordero-Mayca was arrested and transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with failure to obey a stop sign, providing false identification information and possession of fictitious driver’s license.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department, Orange City Fire Department, Orange City Ambulance and Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Enforcement.