Traffic stop in Sioux Center leads to arrest – March 8

On Wednesday, March 8, at 5:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Tumey, age 41, of Cocoa Beach, Fl.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 9th Street Circle NE, in Sioux Center, Ia.

Upon further investigation, the deputy determined that Tumey’s driver’s license was revoked; a THC vape was also discovered in Tumey’s possession.

Tumey was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle with revoked driver’s license, no SR-22 (high risk driver) insurance, possession of a controlled substance – Cannabidiol and possession of drug paraphernalia.