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Motor Vehicle accident – July 16

July 16, 2019

On Tuesday, July 16, at 7:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, four miles north of Orange City, IA. Meredith Schleis, age 46, of Hospers, IA was driving a 2006 Buick LaCrosse eastbound on 400th Street when she drove onto the south shoulder, lost control … Read moreMotor Vehicle accident – July 16

Motor Vehicle Accident – July 16

July 16, 2019

On Tuesday, July 16, at 6:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Elmwood Ave and 290th Street, one mile north of Rock Valley, IA. Jaiden Groeneweg, age 14, of Rock Valley was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Impala westbound on 290th Street. Mariela Gonzalez, age … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – July 16

Motor vehicle accident – July 16

July 16, 2019

On Tuesday, July 16, at 4:28 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Log Avenue, two miles south of Hospers, IA. Eric Bork, age 32, of Marcus, IA was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 pickup southbound on Log Avenue when he struck a deer in the roadway. No … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – July 16

Motor Vehicle accident – July 15

July 16, 2019

On Monday, July 15, at 4:02 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Harrison Avenue, one mile southeast of Sioux Center, IA. Julia Wielenga, age 17, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu northbound on Harrison Avenue. Mark Shearer, … Read moreMotor Vehicle accident – July 15

Dangerous driving complaints lead to arrest – July 14

July 15, 2019

On Sunday, July 14, 1:01 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Miguel Ortiz, age 36, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from reports from motorists of a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling eastbound in a dangerous manner on Highway 18, six miles east of Rock Valley, IA. The callers stated that the Chevrolet nearly entered … Read moreDangerous driving complaints lead to arrest – July 14

Motor Vehicle Accident – July 12

July 15, 2019

On Friday July 12, 2019 at 2:09 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Ironwood Avenue and 390th Street, four miles northwest of Orange City, IA. Jacob Dragstra, age 16, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup eastbound on 390th Street. … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – July 12

Motor Vehicle Accident – July 12

July 13, 2019

On Friday, July 12, at 4:27 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Colfax Street in Boyden, IA. Neil Huffman, age 48, of Linn Grove, IA was driving a 2005 Peterbilt 379 semi-truck pulling a livestock trailer southbound on Colfax Street. He … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – July 12

ASPHALT PAVING SCAMS ONCE AGAIN IN OUR AREA

July 12, 2019

Once again, asphalt paving scams are in our area. Please use these tips to help you avoid becoming a victim and make sure you are getting professional and quality services. DO YOUR RESEARCH. If you really want to have asphalt or any paving services done, do it on your own terms. Anyone who approaches you … Read moreASPHALT PAVING SCAMS ONCE AGAIN IN OUR AREA

Motor Vehicle Accident – July 9

July 10, 2019

On Tuesday, July 9, at 6:19 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Eagle Avenue and Highway 10, one mile north of Ireton, IA. Corwyn Vander Veen, age 50, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2003 Chevrolet pickup pulling a car transport trailer eastbound … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – July 9

Scam alert uses claims of pastors seeking gift cards

July 9, 2019

*Scam Alert* There is a report of a scam involving people who have received text messages from someone claiming to be a local church pastor. The texter, claiming to be the pastor, states they have a friend in the hospital ill with cancer, requests you to purchase gift cards and send them the gift card … Read moreScam alert uses claims of pastors seeking gift cards