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Orange City Man Charged With Drug Offenses After Stop Near Rock Valley

Rock Valley, Iowa — An Orange City man has been arrested on drug charges.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 12:15 AM, just into Sunday morning (5/6), one of their officers 49-year-old Evan Haarsma of Orange City.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Rock Valley. During the traffic stop, a deputy found that Haarsma was operating under the influence of a controlled substance and was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

He was charged with operating while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance, both serious misdemeanors, and possession of drug paraphernalia and no valid driver’s license, both simple misdemeanors.

The Iowa State Patrol assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

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