Traffic stop south of Maurice leads to arrest – March 23

On Saturday, March 23, at 8:13 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joel Chavez-Chavez, age 30, of Sioux City, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 75, one mile south of Maurice, IA.

Upon further investigation deputies found Chavez-Chavez was driving a motor vehicle while having a suspended driver’s license. He was also in and was in contact with a person he is Court-ordered have no contact with.

Chavez-Chavez was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and for violating the a no-contact order.

(Booking photo coming soon)