Rock Valley man arrested for felony assault on an officer charges during arrest stemming from a disturbance near Rock Valley – February 24.

On Saturday, February 24, at 3:09 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Benjamin Van Otterloo, age 22, of Rock Valley, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence west of Rock Valley.

Upon further investigation, Van Otterloo initially reported the disturbance, but deputies discovered another victim who had bodily injuries. When deputies attempted to handcuff Van Otterloo, he became uncooperative and bit one of the deputies during the altercation.

Van Otterloo was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with assault with assault with intent to injure a law officer, interference with official acts and domestic assault with bodily injuriy.