Hospers Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest On Several Charges Including ID Theft

Martinez-LopezHospers, Iowa — A traffic stop in Hospers led to an arrest on several charges for a man living in Worthington on Monday (7/8/13).

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday evening, a Sioux County deputy pulled over a vehicle at the intersection of Hospers Drive and Pine Street in Hospers. They report that the deputy arrested 26-year-old Faustino Lopez‐Chilel of Worthington during the course of the stop.

The deputy determined that Lopez‐Chilel did not have a valid driver’s license or insurance for the vehicle he was driving. It was also discovered he was using the identity of another person.

Martinez‐Lopez was arrested on charges of identity theft, providing false information, driving without a valid driver’s license, and no motor vehicle insurance. He was also picked up on an arrest warrant from Nobles County, Minnesota for failure to appear.

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