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Motor vehicle accident – January 6 *Photo*

January 6, 2021

On Tuesday, January 6, at 3:41 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Hickory Avenue and 410th Street, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA. Trevor Engeltjes, age 28, of Everly, IA, was driving a 2006 Ford F-350 pulling a stock trailer northbound on Hickory … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 6

January 6, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6, at 5:42 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, in Boyden, IA. Glen Petrich, age 59, of Rock Rapids, IA was driving a 2011 Toyota Corolla westbound on Highway 18. Dalton Holtrop, age 20, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2016 Hyundai … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 5

January 6, 2021

On Tuesday, January 5, at 6:27 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, three miles south of Sheldon, IA. Cory Vaselaar, age 61, of Sheldon was driving a 2013 Chrysler LM200 northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway, No injuries were … Read more

Traffic stop leads to arrest – January 5

January 5, 2021

On Tuesday, January 5, at 6:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Geoffrey Oolman, age 31, of Orange City, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Garfield Street, in Granville, IA. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined Oolman’s driver’s license was barred, discovered controlled substances and drug paraphernalia in his … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 4

January 4, 2021

On Monday, January 4, at 5:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one-half mile west of Rock Valley, IA. Shane Wissink, age 52, of Rock Valley was driving a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica westbound on Highway 18. Braden Van Veldhuizen, age 25, of Inwood, IA was … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 4

January 4, 2021

On Monday, January 4, at 2:58 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 75, three miles south of Sioux Center, IA. Larry Sorensen, age 60, of Hastings, NE was driving a 2014 Kenworth semi-tractor pulling a freight trailer southbound on Highway … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – January 2

January 3, 2021

On Saturday, January 2, at 10:37 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles northeast of Alton, IA. Isaiah Hartog, age 20, of Boyden, IA was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle and entered the … Read more

Traffic stop leads to arrest – January 2

January 3, 2021

On Saturday, January 2, at 4:07 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Justin Anderson, age 40, of Rock Valley, IA The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 18, five miles west of Rock Valley. Upon further investigation, deputies suspected that Anderson was under the influence of alcohol and discovered a … Read more

Domestic disturbance leads to arrest – December 30

December 30, 2020

On Wednesday, December 30, at 6:55 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Marcelino Chilel-Niz, age 36, of Hospers, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence on Kingbird Avenue west of Hospers. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Chilel-Niz assaulted a female victim at the residence. Chilel-Niz … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – December 28

December 30, 2020

On Monday, December 28, at 10:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 12, four miles south of Hawarden, IA. Paul Bormann, age 61, of Hawarden, was driving a 2021 Subaru Outback southbound on Highway 12 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were … Read more