Baltazar arrested for OWI 3rd and No DL

On January 13, 2023 a Plymouth County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with an equipment violation on HWY 75 near Hinton, Iowa.  The driver of the vehicle, Nicholas Baltazar, age 29 of Orange City, Iowa, showed signs of alcohol related impairment.  He was put through field sobriety tests and failed.  He was ultimately charged with OWI, 3rd or subsequent offense and driving with no valid driver’s license.