Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

Successful Training Day held at Sioux County Regional Airport

September 27, 2021

On Saturday, September 25, several emergency response agencies from Sioux County and O’Brien County participated in an emergency exercise conducted in a joint effort between Sioux County Emergency Management, the Sioux County Reginal Airport, Northwest Iowa Community College and the Orange City Fire Department. The training day took place at the Sioux County Regional Airport. … Read more

School bus involved in accident – September 22

September 22, 2021

On Wednesday, September 22, at 8:04 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a school bus accident that occurred on Highway 18, in Hull, IA. Ken Draayer, age 82, of Hull, was driving a 2020 Blue Bird school bus for Western Christian High School with 11 students northbound on a residence driveway approaching Highway 18. … Read more

Two arrested following traffic stop incident – September 21

September 22, 2021

On Tuesday, September 22, at 6:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elwyn Hoogendoorn, age 55, of George, IA, and Deryk Hoogendoorn, age 34, of Boyden, IA. The arrests stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Kennedy Avenue, north of Boyden. The deputy knew that Deryk Hoogendoorn, a passenger in the vehicle, had … Read more

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 20

September 20, 2021

On Monday, September 20, at 2:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Buchanan Avenue, two miles south of Hawarden, IA. Allan Topete-Guavara , age 18, of Hawarden, IA was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Buchanan Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the … Read more

Suspicious person incident leads to arrest – September 14

September 15, 2021

On Tuesday, September 14, at 10:00 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Steven Lundgren, age 37, of Wakonda, SD. The arrest stemmed from an incident where a Sioux County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol in Chatsworth, IA, noticed a vehicle parked, running and with Lundgren asleep in the vehicle in the driver’s seat. Upon further … Read more

Information sought in theft of tools in Boyden – September 13

September 13, 2021

On Monday, September 13, at 6:52 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of burglary and theft that occurred at a residence in Boyden, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that someone entered into a residence on Pleasant Street and stole power tools consisting of an air compressor, drills, radio and other construction … Read more

Vehicle strikes residence in motor vehicle accident – September 8 *Photo*

September 8, 2021

On Wednesday, September 8, at 1:01 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue (county road K-64), two miles north of Orange City, IA. Cody Mulder, age 38, of Hospers, IA, was driving a 2014 Honda CRV northbound on Jackson Avenue when he lost control of the … Read more

Utility Terrain Vehicle accident leads to arrest- September 8

September 8, 2021

On Wednesday, September 8, at 1:07 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) accident that occurred on Ibex Avenue, one mile north of Hull, IA. Johann Louw, age 27, of Hull, was driving a 2021 Polaris Ranger northbound on Ibex Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 4

September 6, 2021

On Saturday, September 4, at 11:08 p.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, one-quarter mile west of Orange City, IA. Logan Peters, age 20, of Jewell, IA was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am eastbound on Highway 10 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed … Read more

Information sought in Boyden residential burglary – August 31

September 2, 2021

On Tuesday, August 31, at 5:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of burglary and theft that occurred at a residence in Boyden, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that someone removed a window screen, entered into residence on Sunshine Street and stole approximately $1,500 in  cash. This crime likely occurred on … Read more