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Motor vehicle accident – November 26

November 27, 2020

On Thursday, November 26 at  11:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hospers Drive South and Highway 60, one mile south of Hospers, IA. Noel Jasper, age 30, of Le Mars, IA was driving a 2015 Volvo XC6 southbound on Hospers Drive South when she entered a … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 26

Information sought in theft of generator in Granville – November 24

November 27, 2020

On Tuesday, November 24, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of theft that occurred at a business in Granville, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that someone stole a Honda EU3000 generator sometime within the month prior to when it was discovered missing. The generator is valued at approximately $2,000. If you have … Read more Information sought in theft of generator in Granville – November 24

Accident leads to disturbance, remains under investigation – November 22

November 23, 2020

On Sunday, November 22, at  2:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred near the intersection of 360th Street, 10 miles southwest of Rock Valley, IA. Tanner Douma, age 25, of Ireton, IA was driving a 2006 Ford F-250 eastbound on 360th Street; he stopped for the traffic signal … Read more Accident leads to disturbance, remains under investigation – November 22

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – November 22

November 23, 2020

On Sunday, November 22, at 1:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Van Essen, age 23, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from an accident that occurred on a residential driveway on Highway 75, two miles north of Sioux Center when Van Essen was backing a 2003 Mercury Sable on the driveway, sideswiped … Read more Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – November 22

Motor vehicle accident – November 20

November 22, 2020

On Friday, November 20, at 3:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, three miles northwest of Boyden, IA. Morgan Wellendorf, age 15, of Boyden, IA, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Jackson Avenue when she lost control, entered the west ditch and … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 20

Motor vehicle accident – November 18

November 19, 2020

On Wednesday, November 18, at 5:58 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Sheldon, IA. Luke Snyder, age 31, of Sheldon was driving a 2012 Ford F-150 northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 18

Suspicious person report leads to arrest – November 17

November 18, 2020

On Tuesday, November 17, at 4:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jonathan Koerselman, age 36, of Sheldon, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a suspicious person complaint that occurred at a residence on 340th Street west of Sheldon where Koerselman and another person entered onto a residential property after their vehicle … Read more Suspicious person report leads to arrest – November 17

Motor vehicle accident – November 17

November 18, 2020

On Tuesday, November 17, at 8:39 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10 in Alton, IA. Kristi Erickson, age 39, of Alton was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound on Highway 10 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were reported. The Chevrolet … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 17

Motor vehicle accident – November 16

November 17, 2020

On Monday, November 16, at 6:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile north of Alton, IA. Michael Vander Wilt, age 32, of Sioux City, IA was driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 16

Motor vehicle accident – November 16

November 17, 2020

On Monday, November 16, at 5:49 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles north of Hospers, IA. Jodi Van Den Berg, age 37, of Alton, IA was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Suburban northbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. … Read more Motor vehicle accident – November 16