Sioux County Sheriff

One arrested for animal abuse following investigation – December 23

On Wednesday, December 23, at 6:57 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob Koenen, age 20, of Hawarden, IA.

The arrest stemmed from a report from someone claiming their dog was missing from their residence northeast of Hawarden.

Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Koenen went to the neighbor’s property and shot and killed their dog.

Koenen was charged with animal abuse.