On Sunday, October 9, at 12:31 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Langley, age 37, of Springfield, SD, and Mark Stewart, age 40, of Aurelia, IA.
The arrests stemmed from a short vehicle pursuit that occurred on 460th Street, one mile north of Maurice, IA.
The incident began after the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle Langley was driving. Langley began driving erratically, striking a vehicle parked near the Sioux County Regional Airport, a building owned by the airport, turned and then struck the deputy’s vehicle. After striking the patrol vehicle, Langley and Stewart fled from the vehicle, running into a corn field; a female passenger remained in the vehicle.
All were located attempting to hide in the corn field and taken into custody without incident.
Langley was charged with eluding law enforcement, criminal mischief, interference with official acts, and other various traffic offenses. Stewart was charged with interference with official acts; the female was released to a family member without charges.
The sheriff’s office was assisted by its drone unit, the Orange City Police Department, Sioux Center Police Department, Rock Valley Police Department, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, Sioux Center Ambulance and Maurice First Responders.