Sioux County Sheriff

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Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – May 14

May 15, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, at 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, three miles east of Rock Valley, IA. Shawna De Kam, age 19, of Chamberlain, SD, was driving a 2015 Ford F150 eastbound on Highway 18. Brandon Kooima, age 19, of Hull, IA, was … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Rock Valley – May 14

May 15, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, at 12:13 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’ Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and 290th Street, seven miles west of Rock Valley, IA.   Dillon Altena, age 28, of Fairview, SD, was driving a 2020 Ram 3500 northbound on Highway 18. Katherine Crumrine, age … Read more

Four vehicles involved in motor vehicle accident near Orange City – May 12

May 13, 2022

On Thursday, May 12, at 5:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th street, three miles north of Orange City, IA. Santos Fragoso, age 60, of Albuquerque, NM, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on 400th Street.  Kyle Strom, age 28, of Granville, IA, was driving … Read more

Four vehicles involved in motor vehicle accident north of Hawarden – May 12

May 13, 2022

On Thursday, May 12, at 5:01 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Cherry Avenue, two miles north of Hawarden, IA. Charles Houlton, age 15, of Ireton, IA was driving a 2016 Toyota Camry northbound on Cherry Avenue.  Karsen Van Oort, age 17, of Ireton, was driving a … Read more

Two arrested as a result of traffic stop in Hawarden – May 7

May 10, 2022

On Saturday may 7, at 6:15 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chase Ranschau, age 21, and Kylen Powelson, age 18, both of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Avenue E, in Hawarden. Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered  that Ranscau’s driver’s … Read more

Traffic stop in Hawarden leads to arrest – May 6

May 9, 2022

On Friday, May 6, at 5:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Scott Maher, age 18, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Avenue M, in Hawarden. Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered illegal drugs in Maher’s possession. Maher was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Hull – May 3

May 4, 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, at 12:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, one mile south of Hull, IA. Belinda Miller, age 44, of Boyden, IA, was driving a 2020 Subaru Legacy southbound on Hickory Avenue when she reported she a medical emergency, left the roadway … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center – May 3

May 4, 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, at 9:36 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Avenue, five miles west of Sioux Center, IA. German Gutierrez, age 48, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2018 Ford F-150 southbound on Elmwood Avenue. Keith Mantel, age 25, of Orange City, IA, was … Read more

9-1-1 call reporting dangerous driving leads to arrest in Hull – April 26

April 27, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, at 11:44 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Landon Miner, age 19, of Spirit Lake, IA. The arrest stemmed from a 9-1-1 caller who reported  a vehicle was being driven in an unsafe manner on Highway 18, east of Hull, IA. Deputies located the vehicle in Hull and stopped it; … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Ireton – April 26

April 26, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, at 7:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, two miles north of Ireton, IA. Nyla Harksamp, age 67, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado northbound on Eagle Avenue. Fernando Curiel, age 20, of Orange City, was driving … Read more