Sioux Center Police Department

Sioux Center Police Department

SIOUX CENTER—A 24-year-old Sioux Center man was cited about 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, on charges of first-offense possession of a controlled substance — marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The citing of Michael Wayne Van Essen stemmed from him admitting to smoking marijuana from a pipe following a report of him doing so, according to the Sioux Center Police Department.

Editor's note: This article has been updated with the correct date and an additional charge.