Sioux County Sheriff

Two arrested for assault following investigation – May 21

On Saturday, May 21, at 9:06 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bryce Van Dyken, age 20, of Hull, IA, and Carter Kooi, age 21, of Sioux Center, IA.

The arrests stemmed from an investigation that began on Monday, May 16, following a report of an assault that occurred after a victim was assaulted at a residence on 360th Street, one mile north of Sioux Center.

Upon further investigation, witnesses reported that during the evening hours on Saturday, May 14, around 12:30 a.m., Van Dyken and Kooi became involved in a disturbance where they punched and kicked the victim, resulting in injuries that required medical attention.

Van Dyken and Kooi were both charged with assault causing bodily injury.