Lights and Sirens

Domestic Disturbance Leads To Felony, Misdemeanor Charges

Sioux Center, Iowa — An Omaha man faces a combination of felony and misdemeanor child endangerment charges in the wake of a Friday night domestic disturbance.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a residence north of Sioux Center shortly after 10:00 o’clock Friday night (November 18th) to the report of a domestic disturbance.

Deputies say their investigation revealed that two incidents of child endangerment had occurred with two separate children; one of the children had minor injuries, was seen at a local hospital, treated and released.

According to authorities, 36-year-old Lazaro Mejia-Monge was charged with one count of child endangerment resulting in bodily injury and one count of child endangerment not resulting in bodily injury.

The Iowa Department of Human Services assisted in the investigation.