Sioux County Sheriff

Motor vehicle accident – September 26

On Sunday, September 26 at 3:56 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Hickory Avenue and 390th Street, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA. Joleen Vermeer, age 80, of Sioux Center, was driving 2020 Ford Explorer southbound on Hickory Avenue; she slowed to turn … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 25

On Saturday, September 25, at 6:29 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 390th Street and Fir Avenue, three miles west of Sioux Center, IA. Kelsey Peck, age 26, of Sioux City, IA, was driving a 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander westbound on 390th Street. As Peck … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 23

On Thursday, September 23, at 4:47 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles south of Sheldon, IA. Letica Perez-Avila, age 32, of Sheldon, was driving a 2013 Toyota Corolla southbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were … Read more

School bus involved in accident – September 22

On Wednesday, September 22, at 8:04 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a school bus accident that occurred on Highway 18, in Hull, IA. Ken Draayer, age 82, of Hull, was driving a 2020 Blue Bird school bus for Western Christian High School with 11 students northbound on a residence driveway approaching Highway 18. … Read more

Two arrested following traffic stop incident – September 21

On Tuesday, September 22, at 6:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elwyn Hoogendoorn, age 55, of George, IA, and Deryk Hoogendoorn, age 34, of Boyden, IA. The arrests stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Kennedy Avenue, north of Boyden. The deputy knew that Deryk Hoogendoorn, a passenger in the vehicle, had … Read more

Public Awareness Advisory – TikTok trend “Devious Licks”

A recent social media challenge and trend has made its way into Sioux County schools and the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the public, parents and schools about it. The nationwide TikTok trend called “Devious Licks,” is aimed at middle school and high school students encouraging them to vandalize and steal items … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 20

On Monday, September 20, at 5:57 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 380th Street, one mile northwest of Sioux Center, IA. Jason Vitamvas, age 48, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on 380th Street; he stopped for a train going through a … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 20

On Monday, September 20, at 4:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 320th Street, two miles west of Hull, IA. Mateo Zanela, age 17, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2003 Ford F-250 westbound on 320th Street. Jazmine Dagel, age 26, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 20

On Monday, September 20, at 2:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Buchanan Avenue, two miles south of Hawarden, IA. Allan Topete-Guavara , age 18, of Hawarden, IA was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Buchanan Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the … Read more