SIDNEY, Iowa – The Fremont County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office reports an arrest after a stolen vehicle was recovered near the truck stop east of Nebraska City at the intersection of Highway 2 and Interstate 29.

A sheriff’s office press release says deputies located a 2015 Chrysler 200 that had been reported stolen out of Dickenson County, Iowa.

Kendel Cole Schmidt, 20, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, is suspected of theft.

Schmidt is also suspected of assaulting a corrections officer and causing minor injuries on March 22.

The sheriff says Schmidt tore the officer’s uniform and attempted to steal items from the officer’s person in an attempt to escape.

He was held on a $17,300 cash bond.