Sioux County Sheriff

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Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – June 23

June 24, 2022

On Thursday, June 23, at 5:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Rock Valley, IA. Gina Post, age 42, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2007 Ford Edge eastbound on Hwy 18. Diane Bonestroo, age 69, of Hull, IA, was driving … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Ireton- June 23

June 24, 2022

On Thursday, June 23, at 3:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 420th St., four miles north of Ireton, IA. Derek Gaul, age 33, of Hawarden, IA, was driving his 2021 Chevrolet Silverado east bound on 420th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the … Read more

Motor Vehicle accident north of Maurice – June 23

June 23, 2022

On Thursday, June 23, at 3:31 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on at the intersection of Highway 75 and Highway 10, two miles north of Maurice, IA. Deidre Moffitt, age 18, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2010 Toyota Camry westbound on Highway 10. Travis Te … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Maurice – June 23

June 23, 2022

On Thursday June 23, at 7:02 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 470th Street, two and one-half miles east of Maurice, IA. Caylee Van Donkelaar, age 18, of Maurice, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer eastbound on 470th Street when she reported a medical condition caused het … Read more

Iowa changes ATV/UTV laws effective July 1

June 22, 2022

Effective July 1, All terrain vehicle (ATV) and utility terrain vehicle (UTV) users will now be able to ride in any of Iowa’s 99 counties, with a few restrictions. Captain Jamie Van Voorst says, “An ATV is a vehicle that can be straddled by a single rider, while a UTV is designed with a cabin … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Alton – June 18

June 20, 2022

On Saturday, June 18, at 10:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles north of Alton, IA. Steven Garcia, age 26, of Slayton, MN, was driving a 2019 Subaru WRX southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway No injuries … Read more

Three juveniles charged with drug offenses following medical assistance call – June 17

June 20, 2022

On Friday, June 17, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office cited three juvenile females into Juvenile Court for drug offenses. The charges stemmed from a report made to the sheriff’s office on Thursday, June 16, at 9:46 p.m., by parents who transported their 14 year old daughter to Orange City Area Health for a possible overdose … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – June 17

June 20, 2022

On Friday, June 17, at 10:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Maple Street and 6th Street, in Hull, IA. Cara Van Den Top, age 24, of Hull was driving a 2004 Ford Taurus southbound on Maple Street. Noah Jansma, age 17, of Rock Valley was driving … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident north of Boyden – June 17

June 17, 2022

On Friday June 17, 2022 at 8:21 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident at 2869 Kingbird Avenue, three miles north of Boyden, IA. Sometime in the overnight hours of June 16 or June 17, an unknown vehicle being driven northbound on Kingbird Avenue entered the west ditch, drove through … Read more

Sex assault investigation near Rock Valley leads to arrest – June 16

June 17, 2022

On Thursday, June 16, at 1:45 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Justin Van Veldhuizen, age 33, of Inwood, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a sexual assault that occurred at a residence southwest of Rock Valley. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Van Veldhuizen assaulted the victim several years ago; the … Read more