Impaired Driver Arrested

Storm Lake Police were dispatched Tuesday night to the 1000 block of West Fifth Street to investigate a reported impaired driver.

Police located the suspect vehicle and driver in the parking lot at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center. Police allege the driver… 36-year-old Ramon Ramirez-Espinoza of Storm Lake… was intoxicated and was at four times the legal limit of intoxication.

Ramirez-Espinoza was checked out at BVRMC, then taken to the county jail… where he was charged with second-offense OWI, an aggravated misdemeanor… and held on a two-thousand dollar bond.