Two arrested following Suspicious vehicle report south of Maurice – May 20

On Monday, May 20, at 1:28 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Marvin Cax-Agueda, age 39, and Alma Barrios, age 38, both of Granville, IA.

The arrest stemmed from an investigation into a report of a suspicious vehicle at the junction of Highway 75 and Highway 10, two miles north of Maurice, IA.

Upon further investigation, Cax-Agueda had an outstanding Sioux County 2020 arrest warrant for sexual assault. Barrios provided false information during the investigation.

Both were transported to the Sioux County Jail where Cax-Agueda was arrested on the warrant and Barrios was charged for providing false information to law enforcement.

The investigation is ongoing with the possibility of additional criminal charges.