Sibley Man Charged With ID Theft

handcuffs - subject inSibley, Iowa — A Sibley resident faces felony charges for identity theft, after an investigation by the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

According to authorities, the charges against 22-year old Elmer Antonio Martinez Niz stem from an investigation into a report that he had  allegedly used someone else’s identity to gain employment at a business in Sibley.

Deputies say Martinez Niz was arrested Wednesday (August 24th), and was taken to the Osceola County Jail in Sibley, where he remains in lieu of a $5-thousand bond.

Identity Theft is a Class D Felony, punishable upon conviction by a prison term of up to 5 years.

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