Sioux County Sheriff

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Fatal motor vehicle accident near Boyden *UPDATED*

February 25, 2020

*UPDATED RELEASE* The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the driver involved in the fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred near Boyden, IA on Tuesday, February 25. The driver of the 2002 Dodge Stratus who died as a result of their injuries was Jordan Gritters, age 18, of Hull, IA. The accident … Read more Fatal motor vehicle accident near Boyden *UPDATED*

Hull Residential fire – February 19

February 19, 2020

On Wednesday, February 19, at 2:14 a.m., the Hull Fire Department responded to a report of a fire that occurred inside a residence at 703 2nd Street in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation it was discovered that a fire occurred in a room in the second story of the house. The fire was contained to … Read more Hull Residential fire – February 19

Motor vehicle accident – February 18

February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, at 2:59 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, two miles west of Sioux Center, IA. Randall Tietgen, age 65, of Sioux Center was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Goldfinch Avenue. Nerik Montes-Topete, age 19, of Hawarden, IA was driving … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 18

Motor vehicle accident – February 18

February 18, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, at 7:52 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Rock Valley, IA. Marcus Kroese, age 27, of Hull, IA was driving a 2012 Ford F-150 westbound on Highway 18. Shelby Berkenpas, age 15, of Rock Valley was driving … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 18

Motor vehicle accident – February 17

February 18, 2020

On Monday, Febuary 17, at 4:49 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, three miles south of Hull, IA. Eric Ochsendorf, age 32, of Hull was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 northbound when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled. No … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 17

Motor vehicle accident – February 17

February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at 4:32 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Sheldon, IA. Debra Ver Mulm, age 55, of Sheldon was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 17

Motor vehicle accident – February 13

February 13, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, at 8:55 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 290th Street, 12 miles northwest of Rock Valley, IA. Caleb Groeneweg, age 25, of Inwood, IA was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup eastbound on 290th Street when he struck a deer on the roadway. … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 13

Motor vehicle accident – February 10

February 10, 2020

On Monday, February 10, at 6:10 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles south of Sheldon, IA. John Vote, age 58, of Sheldon was driving a 1997 Ford Ranger southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 10

Motor vehicle accident – February 10

February 10, 2020

On Monday, February 10, at 6:05 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, four miles south of Sheldon, IA. Melissa Woeber, age 49, of Sanborn, IA was driving a 2015 GMC Terrain southbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 10

Traffic stop leads to arrest – February 9

February 10, 2020

On Sunday February 9, at 4:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriffs Office arrested Christopher Heuer, age 37, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred in Chatsworth, IA. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined that Heuer’s driver’s license was suspended and discovered illegal drugs in his possession. Heuer was charged with possession … Read more Traffic stop leads to arrest – February 9