Traffic stop in Sioux Center leads to arrest – November 12

On Saturday, November 12, at 6:20 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brandon De Goei, age 45, of Sioux Center, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred in Sioux Center; after suspecting illegal drugs were in the vehicle, a K-9 was called and alerted to the odor of narcotics coming from inside the vehicle. Upon further investigation, a controlled substance was located in De Goei’s possession.

De Goei was evaluated by a drug recognition expert who determined that he was under the influence of a controlled substance.

De Goei was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with second offense operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated and possession of controlled substance.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department K-9 Unit, Rock Valley Police Department Drug Recognition Expert and Sioux Center Police Department.