Wingert arrested for eluding and no contact violation

On 06/10/24 at approximately 15:37  hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle near K22 and S. Ridge Road.  The vehicle was described as a silver 2015 Chevy pickup.  The driver was identified as Johnathan Lawrence Wingert, age 33 of rural Sioux City, Iowa.  Wingert had just violated a protection order issued out of Plymouth County.  When Plymouth County Deputies attempted to stop the Chevy, Wingert filed to stop and obey emergency lights and sirens.  The vehicle pursuit nearly lasted an hour on dirt/gravel roads throughout rural Plymouth County.  With the assistance of the Iowa State Patrol, Hinton Police Department and the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office, Wingert was apprehended without incident.  Wingert was booked and held on bond for violation of protective order and eluding, a class D felony.