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Two Face Felony Charges After Allegedly Providing Narcotics To Minor

Hospers, Iowa — The report of a disturbance at a residence in Hospers in the wee hours of Sunday morning has resulted in felony charges against two area women.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, their response to the disturbance call caused them to discover people under the age of 21 who had consumed alcohol. As a result of the investigation that stemmed from that disturbance call, 19-year-old Jennifer Gomez of Sioux Center, and 21-year-old Tonia Hernandez of Sheldon were arrested, and a female juvenile was cited into juvenile court, according to authorities.

Deputies say Gomez and Hernandez were each charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance to a Minor, which is a Class B Felony, and supplying alcohol to persons under the age of 21, a misdemeanor. The juvenile was charged with underage possession of alcohol.

Photo (L to R): Tonia Hernandez, Jennifer Gomez

Photos courtesy Sioux County Sheriff

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