Disturbance in Hawarden leads to arrest – April 7

On Sunday, April 7, at 1:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rafael Soto, III, age 32, of Rock Valley, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred on Central Avenue in Hawarden, IA.

When deputies arrived on scene, Soto was involved in a verbal altercation with another person; deputies also suspected that he was under the influence of alcohol.

Soto was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance and public intoxication.