Traffic stop in Sioux Center leads to arrest – May 25

On Thursday, May 25, at 2:14 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Edgar Chilel-Lopez, age 26, of Sioux Center, IA. 

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on13TH Avenue SE in Sioux Center where he was driving a 2007 Toyota Avalon. 

Upon further investigation, the deputy determined that Chilel-Lopez’s driver’s license was revoked. 

Chilel-Lopez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license and driving without SR-22 (a form that’s filed with the State of Iowa to prove you have car insurance meeting the minimum coverages required by law; also known as certificate of financial responsibility.)