Four People Arrested After Hospers Traffic Stop

Date posted - May 14, 2013

drunk driving OWI DWI iStockHospers, Iowa — Three people from Sheldon were arrested following a traffic stop on Sunday near Hospers.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 1:45 AM, their deputies arrested 25-year-old Shane Klein of Sheldon on charges of Driving While License Suspended, Operating While Barred, and 3rd Offense Operating While Intoxicated (OWI).

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 400th Street, four miles west of Hospers. Upon further investigation, deputies determined that there were also passengers in Klein’s vehicle who were under the age of 21 and in possession of alcohol.

Deputies cited 20-year-old Tyler Martin and 19-year-old Alexis Smithson, both of Sheldon on a charge of possession of alcohol under the legal age. A juvenile was also cited into court on a charge of possession of alcohol under the legal age. The juvenile was released to an adult.

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