Lyon County Sheriff Stewart Vander Stoep
Juan Ramos,19, charged by Lyon County Sheriff with OWI after crash
12/10/2016 CHARGES FILED
Update on November 13, 2016, single vehicle accident involving Juan Ramos.
On Tuesday December 6, 2016 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Juan Ramos, age 19, from Rock Valley, IA for Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor, and the following simple misdemeanors: Failure to Maintain Control, Failure to have a Valid Drivers License, Failure to Have Insurance-accident related, and Minor in Possession of Alcohol. The arrest stems from the investigation of the single vehicle accident involving Juan Ramos on November 13, 2016.
On 12/4/2016 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested 31-year-old Brandon Redd of George, Iowa.
The arrest is a result of a traffic stop for a speed violation. During the traffic stop a deputy observed indicators of intoxication along with an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle. As a result of the stop, Redd was charged with operating while intoxicated 2nd offense and issued a citation for the speed violation. A passenger in the vehicle, Ronald Froseth, also of George, was charged with having an open alcohol container, as well.
On 11/26/2016 at about 8:15 am the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a vehicle in a creek just outside of Inwood. As a result of the investigation, Nathan Antrim, age 28, of Inwood, was arrested for operating while intoxicated 2nd offense, an aggravated misdemeanor. In addition to the OWI charge, Antrim was issued a citation for failure to maintain control. Antrim was transported to the Lyon County Jail and bond was set at $2000 cash or approved security.
On 11/21/2016 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Carrie Mier, age 51, of Ocheyedan, Iowa for operating while intoxicated 1st offense (serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor). The arrest stemmed from a report of a possible intoxicated driver at the Casey’s General Store in Rock Rapids. A Lyon County Deputy responded to that location and observed Mier pulling away from the gas pumps. Contact was made with Mier and the deputy observed signs of intoxication. Lyon County’s drug recognition expert conducted an evaluation on Mier and determined she was under the influence of drugs and was unsafe to have been operating a vehicle.
11/23/2016 PURSUIT ENDS IN AN ARREST
On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on the side of the road near the Highway 75 and 220th St intersection. As a Lyon County deputy arrived in the area the vehicle left the scene. It was observed traveling at a high rate of speed and passing in a prohibited area. The deputy activated his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The vehicle continued traveling at a high rate of speed and passing vehicles in prohibited areas. Another Lyon County deputy deployed his spike strips on the south edge of Rock Rapids city limits. The vehicle struck the spike strips and continued into the city at a high rate of speed and again passing in a prohibited area. The vehicle attempted to turn westbound on Highway 9 but was unable to make the turn as all four tires had been deflated by the spike strips. The driver was subsequently arrested by Lyon County deputies. The driver was identified as Bayron Revolorio Garcia, age 21. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office K9 unit assisted in the investigation. Revolorio Garcia was charged with the following offenses –
Class D Felony
– Identity Theft
– Operating while under the influence
– Failure to have a valid drivers license
– Operation without registration
– Violation of financial liability coverage
– Speed (120 mph in a 55 mph zone)
– Speed (120 mph in a 50 mph zone)
– Speed (80 mph in a 40 mph zone)
– Speed (80 mph in a 30 mph zone)
– Prohibited passing (4 counts)
– Fail to slow down/move over for certain vehicles
– Fail to yield to emergency vehicles
– Reckless driving