On 02/27/2023, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in Le Mars, Iowa due to traffic violations. The driver of the motor vehicle was identified as Ronald Lee Lewison, age 46, of Sioux City, Iowa. During the traffic stop a drug investigation was conducted. Upon completion of the investigation, Lewison was placed under arrest and transported to the Plymouth County Jail along with a passenger of the motor vehicle identified as Michelle Diane Georgesen, age 25 of Sioux City, Iowa.
Lewison was then evaluated at the Plymouth County Jail by a drug recognition expert who confirmed him to be under the influence of a drug other than alcohol. Lewison was then booked into the Plymouth County Jail for PCS methamphetamine 3rd or subsequent offense, possession of marijuana 2nd offense, OWI 1st offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Georgesen was booked into the Plymouth County Jail for PCS methamphetamine 3rd of subsequent offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and open container. The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Le Mars Police Department.