Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident south of Hull – June 7

June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, June 7, at 10:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, three miles south of Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, a vehicle was being driven northbound on Hickory Avenue when the driver lost control, entered the west ditch and struck a steel livestock … Read more

Motot vehicle accident northwest of Rock Valley – June 7

June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, June 7, 8:36 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on County Road A54B, 15 miles northwest of Rock Valley, IA. Mason Laird, age 26, of Canton, SD, was driving a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on A54B when he reported he fell asleep, lost control of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Hospers – June 5

June 7, 2022

On Sunday, June 5, at 2:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60 and 380th Street, two miles north of Hospers, IA. Barre Mahad, age 36, of Schuyler, NE, was driving a 2010 Toyota Prius southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident near Alton leads to arrest – June 4

June 7, 2022

On Saturday, June 4, at 2:14 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Butler, age 45, of Independence, MO. The arrest stemmed from a report of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA. Butler was driving a 2008 Jeep northbound on Highway 60 when he lost … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – June 1

June 1, 2022

On Wednesday, June 1, at 12:57 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Fig Avenue and 320th Street, one mile south of Rock Valley, IA.  Jordan Oostra, age 17, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2002 Ford Focus southbound on Fig Avenue; he attempted to make a right turn onto … Read more

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Southwest of Sioux Center – May 31

May 31, 2022

On Tuesday, May 31, at 7:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, four and one-half miles southwest of Sioux Center, IA. Ryan Hillman, age 50, of Muscatine, IA, was driving a 2022 Volvo semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer westbound on Highway 10 when he … Read more

Anonymous tip leads to underage alcohol violations in Hull – May 28 *UPDATED: Additional Charge filed*

May 29, 2022

*UPDATED RELEASE* As a result of the investigation that began when the individuals under the age of 21 listed in the original release below who were charged with alcohol violations; the sheriffs office charged an adult who was present with those who were found to in possession of alcohol. Todd Woelber, age 48, of Hull, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northeast of Alton – May 28

May 29, 2022

On Saturday, May 28, at 10:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile northeast of Alton, IA. Mary White, age 74, of Melvin, IA, was driving a 2010 Ford Fusion northbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Alton – May 28

May 29, 2022

On Saturday, May 28, at 10:05 a.m.,  The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10,  one-half mile west of Alton, IA. Edwin Grotenhuis, age 72, of Alton, was driving a 2013 Ford F-150 westbound on Highway 10. Vanessa Vande Vegte, age 17, of Alton, was driving a 2005 … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Sioux Center – May 26

May 26, 2022

On Thursday, May 26, at 7:53 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 360th Street, two miles north of Sioux Center, IA. Kelly De Haan, age 27, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2012 GMC Acadia eastbound on 360th Street. Tayler De … Read more