On 08/16/2022, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle near the intersection of K22 and South Ridge Road in Plymouth County, Iowa due to a speeding violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Robb Utesch, age 52 of Le Mars, Iowa. Utesch was found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine during the traffic stop. Utesch was transported to the Plymouth County Jail and evaluated by a drug recognition expert for impaired driving. Upon completion of the investigation, the drug recognition expert confirmed Utesch to have been operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drug other than alcohol. Utesch was then booked into the Plymouth County Jail.