Sioux County Sheriff

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident – July 28

On Wednesday, July 28, at 1:58 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA. Delbert Pieschke, age 66, of Clear Lake, SD was driving a 2000 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a trailer transporting PVC scrap southbound on Highway 60. Pieschke reported … Read more

Project Lifesaver available in Sioux County

We are excited to announce that Project Lifesaver, a rapid response program designed to help quickly locate people who wander due to Alzheimer’s Syndrome, Autism, Down Syndrome, dementia and other cognitive impairment, is now available to Sioux County residents. If you are interested in learning more about this program and live in Sioux County or … Read more

Motor vehicle accident involves BNSF train – July 26 *Photos*

On Monday, July 26, at 3:25 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 360th Street, two miles northwest of Sioux Center, IA. Elizabeth Blum, age 20, of Rock Valley, IA, was driving a 2007 Buick Rainier westbound on 360th Street when she failed to yield to a train … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – July 24

On Saturday, July 24, at 12:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at on Eagle Avenue, seven miles north of Ireton, IA. Justin Bleeker, age 20, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Eagle Avenue. David Holtrop, age 64, of Ireton, was driving a … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – July 20

On Tuesday, July 20, at 3:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 340th Street, three miles south of Rock Valley, IA. Joseph McAndrews, age 16, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2002 Ford Escape eastbound on 340th Street. McAndrews reported he swerved to avoid a deer on … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – July 20

On Tuesday, July 20, at 12:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 340th Street, two miles southwest of Hull, IA. Johanna Christensen, age 21, of Clarkfield, MN was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Highway 75. Hong Wei, age 55, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – July 17

On Saturday, July 17, at 11:36 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, one mile west of Hospers, IA. Robert Taylor, age 44, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2017 Honda Pilot westbound on 400th Street when he struck a deer on the roadway. No … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident – July 16 *UPDATE: Driver located*

*UPDATED RELEASE* On Saturday, July 17, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office discovered the identity of the driver of a Toyota Avalon that struck a camper the previous day and then left without reporting the accident. The driver of the Toyota Avalon was identified as Osvaldo Chilel-Chavez, age 16, of Sioux Center, IA. Chilel-Chavez did not … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – July 16

On Friday, July 16, at 4:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 370th Street, one half-mile north of Sioux Center, IA. Lorna Negen, age 66, of Beaver Dam, WI was driving a 2018 Kia Sportage northbound on Highway 75. Sullyann Caraballo … Read more

Traffic stop leads to arrest – July 14

On Wednesday, July 14, at 1:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michelle Hansen, age 34, of Orange City, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Albany Avenue SE, in Orange City. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined Hansen’s driving privileges were currently in a barred status. Hansen was transported … Read more