Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

Two people arrested following theft of railroad property – May 30

May 31, 2023

On Tuesday, May 30, 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested David Case, age 46, and and Margaret Jakobson, age 33, both of Sibley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of theft that Case and Jakobsen entered onto BNSF Railway property to steal scrap metal. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Case … Read more

Our Business and Administration Offices closed for holiday

May 29, 2023

Information sought in reports of gunshot, bullet shot through window at residence north of Sioux Center – May 25

May 26, 2023

On Thursday, May 25, at 6:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a discharge of a firearm that occurred near a residence, one mile north of Sioux Center, IA. A homeowner on 371st Street reported that a bullet was shot through a window and struck a cabinet in the home. Several neighbors reported hearing … Read more

Boyden man arrested following report of assault – May 23

May 24, 2023

On Tuesday, May 23, at 7:23 3 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bradley Korthals, age 42, of Boyden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a 9-1-1 call received from a person who witnessed Korthals assault a victim outside of a residence during a disturbance. After further investigation into the incident, deputies transported Korthals to the … Read more

Traffic stop in Ireton leads to arrest – May 23

May 23, 2023

On Tuesday, May 23, at 3:02 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Blake Riepema, age 25, of Ireton, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred at the intersection of 2nd Street and East Street in Ireton where he was driving a Yamaha Grizzly ATV. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined that … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Chatsworth – May 22

May 23, 2023

On Monday, May 22, at 10:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 12, one mile north of Chatsworth, IA. Aftan Phipps, age 38, of South Sioux City, NE, was driving a 2016 Kia Sedona southbound on Highway 12 when she struck a raccoon on the roadway. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Hull – May 22

May 23, 2023

On Monday, May 22, at 5:24 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 300th Street, two miles northwest of Hull, IA. Kyle Reitsma, age 31, of George, IA, was driving a 2008 BMW 328 northbound on Highway 75 when he lost control … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – May 22

May 23, 2023

On Monday, May 22, at 5:10 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one-half mile east of Rock Valley, IA. Derek Lange, age 29, of Le Mars, IA, was driving a 2008 Freightliner eastbound on Hwy 18. Mariana Zomer, age 17, of Hull, IA, was driving … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Ireton – May 20

May 21, 2023

On Saturday, May 20, at 10:27 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Dogwood Avenue, six miles northwest of Ireton, IA. Megan Ciampo, age 28, of Sioux Falls, SD, was driving a 2021 Cadillac X5L eastbound on 420th Street. Miranda Bloemendaal, age … Read more

May 21-27 is National EMS Week

May 21, 2023

May 21-27, 2023 is the 49th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford designated EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. We at the Sioux County Public Safety Center thank you for serving all of our communities and rural citizens; we are proud to … Read more