According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, about 12:30 Wednesday morning, 21-year old Emerita Topete of Granville was driving a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero southbound on Pine Street in Granville when she lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway and struck a tree in a residential yard.
Deputies say that Topete then left the area and could not be found. A short time later she was discovered inside of a residence.
Topete was arrested for driving without a valid driver’s license, and Failure To Maintain Control.
No injuries were reported.