Sioux County Sheriff

Domestic assault leads to arrest – October 17

On Sunday, October 17, at 3:20 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Seth TeGrotenhuis, age 42, of Sioux Center, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence northeast of Sioux Center. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that TeGrotenhuis assaulted a victim at the residence during the disturbance. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 21

On Tuesday, September 21, at 8:01 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kingbird Avenue, one mile east of Boyden, IA. Douglas Blumeyer, age 58, of George, IA was driving a 2016 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a grain trailer northbound on Kingbird Avenue; he stopped for the stop sign … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – September 10

On Friday, September 10, at 7:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Jackson Avenue, four miles north of Orange City, IA. Nancy Scholten, age 62, of Alton, IA was driving a 2015 Ford Explorer eastbound on 400th Street; she stopped for … Read more

Motorcycle accident – August 23

On Monday, August 23, at 7:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motorcycle accident that occurred on Highway 60, in Hospers, IA. Derik Lampe, age 53, of Le Mars, IA was driving a 2012 Honda GL1800 motorcycle southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were reported. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – August 4

On Wednesday, August 4, at 8:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kennedy Avenue, four miles north of Boyden, IA. Suzann Trigg, age 44, of Doon, IA was driving a 2006 Pontiac G6 southbound on Kennedy Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, crossed the northbound … Read more

Motorcycle accident – June 16

On Wednesday, June 16, at 9:05 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motorcycle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, five miles south of Orange City, IA. Nicholas Rapp, age 32 of Le Mars, IA, was driving a 2008 Kawasaki Vulcan Motorcycle southbound on Jackson Avenue; he reported when entered a curve in the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – October 6

On Tuesday, October 6, at 2:21 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, one mile west of Boyden, IA. Tracey Wilkens, age 49, of Boyden was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Jefferson Avenue when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident – July 10

On Friday, July 10, at 10:31 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office responded to a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Colfax Street , in Boyden, IA Nathan Bottjen, age 33, of Kingsley, IA was driving a 2019 Kenworth semi-truck pulling a flatbed trailer loaded with a combine southbound on Colfax Street. As he … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident – May 12

On Tuesday May 12, at 8:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 390th and Cherry Avenue, seven miles northeast of Hawarden, IA. Steven Tobol, age 54, of Ronon, MT was driving a 1995 Kenworth T600 semi tractor pulling a livestock trailer northbound on … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 19

On Sunday, January 19, at 3:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 340th Street and Garfield Avenure, five miles southeast of Rock Valley, IA Brooke Matson, age 23, of Rock Valley was driving a 2012 Ram 2500 pickup southbound on Garfield Avenue. Jodelle Zimmerman, … Read more