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Fatal motor vehicle accident near Rock Valley – September 22

September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, at 10:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 340th Street and Eagle Avenue, three miles south of Rock Valley, IA. Stephen Richter, age 61, of Rock Valley was driving a 1995 Freightliner straight truck westbound on 340th Street. Robert … Read more Fatal motor vehicle accident near Rock Valley – September 22

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Sioux County burn ban

September 22, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22, fire chiefs representing each fire department in Sioux County requested the Iowa State Fire Marshal to prohibit open burning in Sioux County. The State Fire Marshal found that conditions are such that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property. Effective Wednesday, September 23, at 6:00 a.m., no person in … Read more Sioux County burn ban

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*Scam Alert* Calls from people claiming to be from Apple Support

September 11, 2020

Scammers claiming to be from Apple Support are calling people and telling them that their account has been breached. They then ask you to give them your personal information. The calls came are coming from local numbers, i.e. 712-441-XXXX. Do not respond to the requests for any personal information and disconnect the call; this is … Read more *Scam Alert* Calls from people claiming to be from Apple Support

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Sheriff addresses misleading information

September 3, 2020

I was recently informed of some misleading and false information regarding how the Sheriff’s Office is handling the pandemic. Information like this can unnecessarily spread fear and distrust. Therefore I feel it’s important for the public to know how and why we are handling things as we are. This pandemic is something none of us … Read more Sheriff addresses misleading information

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We are seeking information in an attempted burglary and vandalism investigation – August 24

August 25, 2020

On Monday, August 24, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a burglary and vandalism that occurred at the Northwest Iowa Landfill Center, 4543 360th Street, Sheldon, IA. Upon further investigation, it was discovered someone entered a building on the property shortly after 5:00 a.m., damaged welding equipment and left the area. The welding equipment was … Read more We are seeking information in an attempted burglary and vandalism investigation – August 24

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Counterfeit money circulating our area

August 22, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office wants to make citizens aware of counterfeit money circulating throughout the area. The counterfeit money contains pink Chinese letters and is used for training purposes in China. Chinese bank clerks use it to learn how to count and identify authentic American currency being passed or exchanged by business and leisure … Read more Counterfeit money circulating our area

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Iowa COVID-19 website

May 27, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office wants to keep all of our citizens informed by sharing a very useful website with information and resources about COVID-19 in Iowa. You can access that website here: COVID-19 in Iowa

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Shooting death leads to arrest – May 9 *UPDATED*

May 27, 2020

*UPDATED RELEASE: MAY 27* The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the murder of Grant Wilson, has led to a change in the original charge of 2nd degree murder that was filed against Gregg Winterfeld. After discussion with the Sioux County Attorney, on Friday, May 22, the attorney’s office amended the charge against Winterfeld to … Read more Shooting death leads to arrest – May 9 *UPDATED*

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Weapon Permits now issued online through new system

March 31, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office hopes to improve the concealed weapon pistol permit process by allowing residents to now fill out an application online. You can now apply online for a concealed weapon permit and also a permit to acquire a pistol or revolver through the Sheriff’s Office website: Application for Iowa Permit to Carry … Read more Weapon Permits now issued online through new system

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Information about upcoming Iowa Sheriffs’ & Deputies Association Honorary Membership Program

March 12, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to introduce the Iowa State Sheriffs’ & Deputies’ Association Institute Honorary Membership Program. This unique opportunity allows citizens of Sioux County to become Honorary Members and have an active role in helping make our community a safer place by providing resources and services to the Sheriff, Deputies and … Read more Information about upcoming Iowa Sheriffs’ & Deputies Association Honorary Membership Program

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Sheriff’s Office Drone Highlight Video

January 11, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has used its drone for various events that have occurred in our area. Some examples are: train derailments, flooding, fires, explosions and searching for lost or missing persons. We have compiled a short video that shows some of these events and it includes a brief description of the particular event … Read more Sheriff’s Office Drone Highlight Video

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