Press Releases

Something parents may want to know about “Saturn – Time Together” App

August 18, 2023

Recently, one of our citizens shared concerns with me about an app called “Saturn-Time Together.” After doing some research about this, I have come to the personal opinion that the Saturn app may be gaining popularity among high schoolers. It’s a scheduling app designed for students, but I think parents should be extra aware about … Read more

Disturbance south of Maurice leads to arrest – August 14

August 16, 2023

On Monday, August 14, at 6:08 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Raymon Davis, age 43, of Le Mars, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred near the intersection of Highway 75 and 500th Street, three miles south of Maurice, IA. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Davis … Read more

Driver calls for assistance south of Alton, ends up arrested for driving under the influence – August 13

August 14, 2023

On Sunday, August 13, at 11:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Arturo Monjaraz, age 21, of Toledo, OH. The arrest stemmed from a 9-1-1 call made at 2:06 a.m. by Monjarez reporting that he ran out of gas and that his vehicle was in the ditch along Highway 60, one mile south of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – August 8

August 9, 2023

On Tuesday, August 8, at 12:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Main Street and 2nd Street in Hull. Kelly Jansma, age 49, of Hull, IA, was backing a 1991 Chevrolet C2500 onto 2nd Street when he struck a parked 2023 Toyota Highlander. No Injuries were reported. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hospers – August 8

August 7, 2023

On Sunday, August 8, at 12:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 60 and 400th Street, one mile east of Hospers, IA. Dylan Anderson, age 20, of Wayne, NE, was driving a 2009 Lincoln MKZ northbound on Highway 60. Joseph Deverwaere, age 86, … Read more

16 people charged following report of underage drinking southwest of Rock Valley – August 4

August 7, 2023

On Friday, August 4, at 9:56 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous NIXLE Tip reporting an underage drinking party that occurred at 1995 350th Street, southwest of Rock Valley, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies 27 people at the residence and discovered numerous beer cans and other alcoholic beverages scattered across the property. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Rock Valley – July 30

August 3, 2023

On Sunday, July 30, at 8:48 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 310th Street and Cherry Avenue, six miles west of Rock Valley, IA. Blake Ten Haken, age 18, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2015 GMC Sierra westbound on 310th Street when he … Read more

Hospers man takes vehicle without permission from service station, ends up arrested – July 28

July 29, 2023

On Friday, July 28, at 11:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Aydan Joslin, age 18, of Hospers, IA. The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began on Thursday, July 27, at 12:25 a.m., after Sioux County Communications received a report of an individual trying to break into a vehicle at O.K. One Stop … Read more

Traffic Stop west of Sioux Center leads to arrest – July 28

July 28, 2023

On Friday, July 28, at 10:23 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jonathon De Bondt, age 31, of Sioux Center, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 390th Street, one mile west of Sioux Center. Upon further investigation, deputies suspected De Bondt was under the influence of a drug; K-9 … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Maurice – July 26

July 27, 2023

On Wednesday, July 26, at 2:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and Highway 10, two miles north of Maurice, IA.  Salvador Mojica, age 46, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2022 Mac semi-tractor pulling a trailer westbound on Highway 10; … Read more