Press Releases

Two vehicles strike cow in motor accident northwest of Hospers – September 19

September 21, 2023

​On Tuesday, September 19, at 9:05 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kingbird Avenue, five miles northwest of Hospers, IA. Kelly Griffith, age 57, of Hospers was driving 2004 Saturn Vue northbound on Kingbird Avenue. Scott Van Ravenswaay, age 31, of Little Rock, IA, was driving a … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Maurice – September 19

September 19, 2023

On Tuesday, September 19, at 6:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, four miles northwest of Maurice, IA. Marshall Christensen, age 26, of Canton, SD, was driving a 2013 Subaru Impreza eastbound on Highway 10 when he struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northeast of Ireton leads to arrest – September 17

September 18, 2023

On Sunday, September 17, at 12:27 a.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alex Rodriguez Sevilla, age 39, of Rock Valley. The arrest stemmed from a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, three miles northeast of Ireton. Sevilla was driving a 2015 GMC Terrain eastbound on Highway 10. Danica Lundgren, age 17, of Armstrong, … Read more

Information sought after someone drives through field northwest of Hospers – September 15

September 15, 2023

On September 15, 2023, at 9:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of damage done to a field caused by a vehicle driving through it, two miles northwest of Hospers. Upon further investigation, sometime during the overnight hours of September 14 into September 15, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on 380th Street … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Maurice – September 14

September 15, 2023

On September 14, at 3:46 p.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 75, two miles north of Maurice, IA. Edgar Gomez, age 28, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2013 Audi AA4 southbound on Highway 75. Miguel Castaneda, age 61, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Rock Valley – September 14

September 15, 2023

On Thursday, September 14, at 11:43 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile west of Rock Valley, IA. Albaro Gaspar-Felipe, age 24, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2021 Nissan Rogue eastbound on Highway 18 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No … Read more

Hospers motor vehicle accident – September 12

September 13, 2023

On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at approximately 12:49 PM, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Hospers Drive South and 400th Street, in Hospers, IA. Charlene Krahling, age 74, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2021 Ford Edge eastbound on 400th Street. Sergio Ramirez-Chilel, age … Read more

Semi-truck strikes horse on road northwest of Ireton – September 12

September 12, 2023

On Tuesday, September 12, at 4:28 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 420th Street,  five miles northwest of Ireton, IA. Kory Klein, age 44, of Ireton, was driving a 2024 Peterbilt semi-tractor westbound on 420th when he struck a horse on the roadway. No injuries were reported. … Read more

Rock Valley man arrested following sex offender registry compliance check – September 9

September 10, 2023

On Saturday, September 9, at 10:39 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Thomas Vander Waal, age 39, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a deputy conducting a verification of Vander Waal’s status on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. Upon further investigation, Vander Waal failed to report his use of social media and … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Sheldon – September 8

September 10, 2023

On Friday, September 8, at 9:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Marsh Avenue north of 320th St, one mile west of Sheldon, IA. Megan Babb, age 29, of Sanborn, IA, was driving a 2021 Dodge Durango southbound on Marsh Avenue when she struck a deer on … Read more