Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident south of Orange City leads to arrest – June 12

On Sunday June 12, at 8:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriffs Office arrested Jose Gutierrez, age 48, of Orange City, IA.

The arrest stemmed from the investigation a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, four miles south of Orange City.

Gutierrez was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup southbound on Jackson Avenue when he entered a curve, lost control of the vehicle entered the east ditch and rolled.

No injuries were reported.

Deputies investigating the accident suspected that Gutierrez was under the influence of alcohol.

Gutierrez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department.