SL Man Charged After Resisting Arrest

A Storm Lake man was charged Saturday night after police were dispatched to 315 Hudson Street to investigate a vehicle which had lost control, driven up in a yard, and was stuck in snow.

Police were told the driver allegedly fled from the vehicle on foot westbound. Officers saw the driver attempting to flee behind a house in the 300 block of Hudson Street. Officers pursued the person and located him in the backyard of a residence. Police allege 61-year-old Jaime Valdivia-Hernandez physically resisted officers and was subdued and taken into custody.

Valdivia-Hernandez was charged with OWI, serious misdemeanor… along with simple misdemeanor charges of public intoxication, interference with official acts, failure to maintain control and no valid driver’s license. He was jailed on a 22-hundred dollar bond.