Car In Ditch Call Turns Into Drug Charges
Date posted - January 11, 2016
George, Iowa — A car going into the ditch south of George turned into arrests for alcohol and drug violations recently.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that they responded to a call of a car in the ditch in the 2500 block of L-14, about four miles south of George.
The Sheriff’s Office reports that while the deputy was speaking with the driver, 20-year-old Madison Fleming of Kalona, Iowa; the deputy saw signs of intoxication. After field sobriety tests were conducted, Fleming was arrested and charged with OWI.
After further investigation deputies learned the alcohol Fleming had been consuming was purchased by the passenger, 21-year-old Lili Kovacs of Sioux Falls, SD. Kovacs was arrested and was charged with supplying alcohol to people under the legal age.
Through further investigation, the Sheriff’s Office reports that both Fleming and Kovacs were found to be in possession of drugs, and they were also charged with drug violations.