Topete-Gonzalez arrested for OWI 1st

On 07/07/2024 at 01:42 hours a Plymouth County Deputy was patrolling eastbound on C12 from Highway 75 when the deputy did see a vehicle in the south ditch with the engine smoking.  The driver was identified as Albino Topete-Gonzalez, age 54 of the Le Mars area. The driver did admit to operating the vehicle and putting the vehicle into the ditch. Mr. Topete-Gonzalez did show signs of impairment. He was found to be operating under the influence and booked into the Plymouth County Jail for OWI 1st Offense.