Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

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

Farm tractor accident northwest of Sioux Center- May 22

May 24, 2022

On Sunday, May 22, at 10:05 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a farm vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, eight miles northwest of Sioux Center, IA. Jesse Andrews, age 33, of Sioux Center, was driving a John Deere 7600 farm tractor pulling a feed wagon loaded with cattle feed … Read more

Two arrested for assault following investigation – May 21

May 23, 2022

On Saturday, May 21, at 9:06 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bryce Van Dyken, age 20, of Hull, IA, and Carter Kooi, age 21, of Sioux Center, IA. The arrests stemmed from an investigation that began on Monday, May 16, following a report of an assault that occurred after a victim was assaulted … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – May 20

May 21, 2022

On Friday, May 20, at 5:07 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Main Street, in Hull, IA. Jesse Vanden Bosch, age 43, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2018 Ford Escape eastbound on Highway 18. Samantha Jones, age 25, of Boyden, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Sheldon – May 20

May 21, 2022

On Friday, May 20, at 2:32 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of  Highway 60 and 360th Street, four miles south of Sheldon, IA. Shane Peterson, age 49, of Ashton, IA, was driving a 2016 Freightliner Pacer northbound on Highway 60. William Hollinger, age 27, … Read more

Investigation leads to arrest – May 15

May 16, 2022

On Sunday, May 15, at 7:50 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jamie Arens, age 49, of Hawarden, IA. The charges stemmed from a joint investigation between the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, who were investigating Arens’ suspected involvement in criminal activity in the two counties. The investigation led to … Read more

National Peace Officers Memorial Day – May 15

May 15, 2022

We want to remember and honor all federal, state, county and local officers who were killed or disabled in the line of duty. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of … Read more