Rock Valley Teens Charged With Possession of Synthetic Marijuana

Date posted - January 23, 2012

On Saturday, January 21, at 8:10 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist a motorist with vehicle problems near the intersection of Highway 18 and K22, one mile west of Rock Valley.

When officers arrived it was discovered that the 17-year-old boy from Rock Valley who was driving had a suspended driver’s license. Further investigation by officers revealed the driver and his passenger Kevin Esquivel, age 18, from Rock Valley were in possession of K2 or synthetic marijuana.

The juvenile driver was cited for driving while suspended, no insurance, and was cited into juvenile court for possession of synthetic marijuana.

Esquivel was booked into jail for possession of synthetic marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rock Valley Police Department.

By Scott Van Aartsen
News Director

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