Sioux County Sheriff

Report of assault leads to arrest – April 23

On Tuesday, April 23, at 3:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested David DeReus, age 56, of Sioux Center, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report of assault that occurred at a location north of Sioux Center.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that DeReus and a female victim had become engaged in an altercation and DeReus assaulted the victim.

DeReus left the area and was later located at a residence in Sioux Center.

DeReus was charged with third or subsequent domestic assault, domestic assault (strangulation) and obstruction of emergency communications.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department and Sioux Center Ambulance.