OWI, Child Endangerment Arrest

A Cherokee woman was arrested Wednesday night after Storm Lake Police were called to 1015 Witter Street for a disturbance

Officers determined 22-year-old Alyssa Dowdy of Cherokee had been involved in an argument.  Dowdy allegedly was intoxicated and had driven her six-month-old child to the residence while intoxicated.  Police charged Dowdy with second-offense OWI and child endangerment, both aggravated misdemeanors… and disorderly conduct,a simple misdemeanor.  

Dowdy was jailed on a two-thousand dollar bond… and the case was referred to the Iowa Department of Human Services.