On Sunday, December 3, at 2:27 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Noah Deweerd, age 18, of Doon, IA.
The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, three miles northeast of Rock Valley, IA.
Deweerd was driving a 2008 Pontiac G6 northbound on Garfield Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch, struck a mailbox, and came to a rest in a field northeast of the intersection.
No injuries were reported.
The Pontiac sustained approximately $6,000 in damage.
Upon further investigation, deputies suspected that Deweerd was under the influence of alcohol.
Deweerd was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, minor in possession of alcohol and failure to maintain control of a motor vehicle.