Sioux County Sheriff

Report of Underage alcohol party leads to several charges – March 28

On Saturday, March 28, at 9:55 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of an underage alcohol party that occurred at 4187 Jackson Avenue, two miles north of Orange City, IA.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered several people under the age of 21 who were in possession of alcohol.

Those under the age of 21 who were charged were Ely Goettsch, age 18, Jordan Heinis, both of Rock Valley, IA, Trevin Van Beek, age 20, Evan Reiter, age 18, Karolynn Byl, age 18, each of Sheldon, IA, Sarah Buell, age 18, Alex Schnurr, both of Orange City and Jimmy Okihn, age 19, of Alton, IA. Additionally, three juveniles were also cited into Juvenile Court for alcohol violations.

The case remains under investigation with the possibility of additional charges being filed.