Traffic stop east of Sioux Center leads to arrest – April 20

On Saturday, April 20, at 11:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Santos Chilel-Lopez, age 34, of Huron, SD.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 400th Street, four miles east of Sioux Center, IA.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that Chilel-Lopez provided the deputy with false identification information; it was also discovered that Chilel-Lopez’ driver’s license was suspended, and that he had an active arrest warrant out of Sioux County for a violation of probation.

Chilel-Lopez was transported  to the Sioux County Jail, where he was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, proving false information, speeding and the warrant.