Domestic disturbance north of Sioux Center leads to arrest – November 18

On Friday, November 18, at 10:09 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lazaro Mejia-Monge, age 36, of Omaha, NE.

The arrest stemmed from a domestic disturbance incident that occurred at a residence north of Sioux Center.

Upon further investigation of the disturbance, it was also determined that two incidents of child endangerment had occurred with two separate children; one of the children had minor injuries, was seen at a local hospital, treated and released.

Mejia-Monge was charged with one count of child endangerment resulting in bodily injury and one count of child endangerment not resulting in bodily injury.

The Iowa Department of Human Services assisted in the investigation.