Sioux County Sheriff

Eye Witness Activity for law class students

Our School Resource Officer, Deputy Waylon Pollema, along with the Unity Christian High School Law Class teacher, Ms. Kris Talsma, led an “Eye Witness” activity with the law classes. In the activity, an unknown person entered the classroom suspiciously, stole a computer and left some articles of evidence behind. The law students were then asked … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – November 30

On Wednesday, November 30, at 8:02 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Hickory Avenue, two miles east of Sioux Center, IA.     Ashlyn Postma, age 18, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2012 Toyota Camry eastbound on 400th Street. Carmen Mann, age … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Rock Valley – November 29

On Tuesday, November 29, at 10:49 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, four miles west of Rock Valley, IA. Viktar Serzhan, age 33, of Manchester, NH, was driving a 2004 Ford F-250 eastbound on Highway 18 when he lost control of vehicle, entered the south … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – November 29

On Tuesday, November 29, at 7:22 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Highway 18 (320th Street), two miles west of Hull, IA.    Juan Gomez, age 25, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Highway … Read more

Traffic stop east of Orange City leads to arrest – November 27

On Sunday, November 27, at 1:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jonathan Pearson-Moerman, age 20, of Orange City, IA.  The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 440th Street east of Orange City; upon further investigation, the deputy discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Pearson-Moerman was transported to the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – November 26

On Saturday November 26, at 6:15 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles South of Hospers, IA. Modesto Acosta, age 62, of Sibley, IA, was driving a 2017 Ford F150 northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Hospers – November 26

On Saturday November 26, at 5:55 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile north of Hospers, IA. Connie Andringa, age 36, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 2016 Nissan Murano northbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Alton – November 25

On Friday November 25, at 8:39 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile north of Alton, IA. Jose Jimenez, age 19, of Sheldon, IA, was driving a 2015 Jeep Cherokee northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Domestic disturbance north of Sioux Center leads to arrest – November 18

On Friday, November 18, at 10:09 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Lazaro Mejia-Monge, age 36, of Omaha, NE. The arrest stemmed from a domestic disturbance incident that occurred at a residence north of Sioux Center. Upon further investigation of the disturbance, it was also determined that two incidents of child endangerment had occurred … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Granville – November 17

On Thursday, November 17, at 6:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, three miles west of Granville, IA. Leonardo Rivera, age 23, of Paullina, IA, was driving a 1998 Dodge Dakota westbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the north … Read more