Sioux County Sheriff

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Sioux County Sheriff’s Office K9 Team Excels at Narcotic Trials

April 16, 2022

Recently, Sergeant Justin De Bruin and his K9 partner, Sonny, attended the annual United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) narcotics trials.  This year, the trials were hosted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Spencer, IA. 55 canine teams competed in the trials to maintain or receive certifications. The certification involved searching five cars and … Read more

Anonymous NIXLE-Tip leads to several people charged with underage possession of alcohol – April 15

April 16, 2022

On Friday, April 15, at 11:34 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an anonymous NIXLE-Tip report of underage drinking that occurred at 1009 Edith Street, in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered several people under the age of 21 with alcohol were at the residence listed in the tip. Those cited for person … Read more

Motor vehicle south of Orange City leads to arrest – April 15

April 16, 2022

On Friday, April 15, at 8:09 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson Avenue (K-64) and 470th Street (B-58), one mile south of Orange City, IA. Henry Cordero-Mayca, age 30, of Montevideo, MN, was driving a 2011 Freightliner semi-truck westbound on 470th Street. Dana … Read more

Motor vehicle accident southwest of Rock Valley – April 15

April 16, 2022

On Friday, April 15, at 5:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred near the intersection of 320th Street and Dove Ave, three miles southwest of Rock Valley. Faith Van Velduizen, age 17, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2016 Ford Focus northbound on Dove Avenue. She met and … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – April 15

April 15, 2022

On Friday, April 15, at 2:14 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Goldfinch Avenue, three miles east of Rock Valley, IA. Larry Van Veldhuizen, age 66, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2015 Buick Enclave westbound on Highway 18. Kanaan … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers *Photo* – April 14

April 15, 2022

On Thursday, April 14, at 10:04 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor accident that occurred on Kingbird Avenue, four miles west of Hospers, IA. Robert De Haan, age 70, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2020 Ford F-150 pickup pulling an 2022 EBY Livestock trailer northbound on Kingbird Avenue. De Haan … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – April 13

April 14, 2022

On Wednesday, April 13, at 3:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA. Taylor Reynolds, age 34, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus southbound on Hickory Avenue. Cheryl Driesen, age 54, of Ireton, IA, was driving … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Boyden – April 11

April 11, 2022

On Monday, April 11, at 7:41 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’ Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Webb Street and Grant Street, in Boyden, IA. Vicki Vander Lugt, age 59, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2015 Jeep east bound on Webb Street. Preston Hoppe, age 16, of Boyden, … Read more

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week April 10-16

April 11, 2022

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is held annually during the second week of April to honor telecommunications personnel for their commitment, service, and sacrifice to the profession. 911 centers, including emergency communications centers, public safety communications centers and other public safety command centers, are a critical component of emergency communications and provide critical, life-saving emergency … Read more

Vehicle moves over for stopped patrol vehicle, strikes another motorist south of Sioux Center – April 8

April 10, 2022

On Friday, April 8, at 8:45 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hwy 75, two miles south of Sioux Center, IA. Terry Woodky, age 63, of Marinette, WI, was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 northbound on Hwy 75. Lynnette Pennings, age 60, of Orange City, IA, was … Read more