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Motor vehicle accident – March 26

March 26, 2020

On Thursday, March 26, at 5:42 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18 in Hull, IA. Jeremy Beenken, age 49, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2004 Mini Cooper westbound on Highway 18 when he struck a raccoon in the roadway. No injuries were reported. The … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 26

Motor vehicle accident – March 20

March 21, 2020

On Friday, March 20, at 7:33 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA. Connie Kirschten, age 60, of Alton, IA was dring a 2011 Kia Sol northbound on Highway 75. Kristin Anthony, age 35, of Le Mars, IA was … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 20

Motor vehicle accident – March 20

March 21, 2020

On Friday, March 20, at 7:16 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA. Tyler Leyendekker, age 22, of Visalia, CA, was driving a 2002 Ford F-250 pickup southbound on Hwy 75. Evan Haarsma, age 57, of Orange City, IA … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 20

Motor vehicle accident – March 19

March 20, 2020

On Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 8:00 am, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dipper Avenue, three miles northwest of Ireton, IA. Cynthia Arp, age 49, of Omaha, NE was driving a 2005 Chrysler Sebring northbound on Dipper Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 19

All-terrain vehicle accident – March 18

March 19, 2020

On Wednesday, March 18, at 7:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident that occurred on Jay Avenue, two miles southeast of Orange City, IA. Mark Vande Vegte, age 36, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2015 Polaris Ranger ATV southbound on Jay Avenue when he attempted to make a … Read more All-terrain vehicle accident – March 18

Motor vehicle accident – March 17

March 17, 2020

On Tuesday, March 17, at 1:44 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred 440th Street, three miles south of Sioux Center, IA. Alejandra Garcia, age 21, of Maurice, IA was driving a 2007 Buick Lacrosse southbound on Grant Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the west … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 17

Information sought in vandalism investigation

March 16, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of vandalism that occurred occurred on the property of Western Christian High School, 925 5th Street, in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that the suspect(s) used black spray paint to deface a wall on an exterior brick wall of the building on the northeast … Read more Information sought in vandalism investigation

Motor vehicle accident – March 14

March 15, 2020

On Saturday, March 14, at 10:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Highway 75, one mile south of Sioux Center, IA. Russell Coons, age 20, of Ireton, IA was driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre eastbound on 420th Street; he stopped for … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 14

Traffic stop leads to driver’s arrest, several passengers charged – March 14

March 15, 2020

On Saturday, March 14, at 2:01 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Dunn, age 21, of Le Mars, IA and charged several others. The arrest and charges stemmed from a sheriffs’ deputy’s discovery of an occupied vehicle in the ditch on 430th Street, two miles south of Sioux Center, IA. The vehicle had … Read more Traffic stop leads to driver’s arrest, several passengers charged – March 14

Traffic stop leads to arrest and several charges – March 13

March 15, 2020

On Friday, March 13, at 5:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Krista Rutledge, age 27, of Lancaster, CA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 60, Alton, IA. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined Rutledge’s driver’s license was not valid, suspected she was under the influence of drugs and … Read more Traffic stop leads to arrest and several charges – March 13