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Motor vehicle accident – August 31

September 1, 2020

On Monday, August 31, at 8:31 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 370th Street, six miles southwest of Sheldon, IA. Logan Proffitt, age 18, of Beaman, IA was driving 2012 Dodge Ram westbound on 370th street when he entered a curve in the roadway, lost control of … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 31

Motor vehicle accident – August 28

August 30, 2020

On Friday, August 28, at 1:13 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Cherry Avenue, one-half mile northeast of Hawarden, IA. Randall Egnes, age 54, was driving a 2014 GMC Acadia southbound on Cherry Avenue when he entered a curve in the roadway, lost control of the vehicle, … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 28

We are seeking information in an attempted burglary and vandalism investigation – August 24

August 25, 2020

On Monday, August 24, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a burglary and vandalism that occurred at the Northwest Iowa Landfill Center, 4543 360th Street, Sheldon, IA. Upon further investigation, it was discovered someone entered a building on the property shortly after 5:00 a.m., damaged welding equipment and left the area. The welding equipment was … Read more We are seeking information in an attempted burglary and vandalism investigation – August 24

Motor vehicle accident – August 23

August 24, 2020

On Sunday, August 23, at 3:23 p.m, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Cherry Avenue, five miles south of Hawarden, IA; upon further investigation, the accident actually happened at approximately 11:00 a.m. Derek Ulmer, age 23, of Hawarden was driving a 2002 Buick Le Sabre southbound on Cherry … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 23

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident – August 23

August 23, 2020

On Sunday, August 23, at 5:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred on 380th Street, two miles northwest of Sioux Center, IA. Ronaldo Tomas, age 27, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2004 Ford Mustang eastbound on 380th Street. An unknown make, model … Read more Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident – August 23

Counterfeit money circulating our area

August 22, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office wants to make citizens aware of counterfeit money circulating throughout the area. The counterfeit money contains pink Chinese letters and is used for training purposes in China. Chinese bank clerks use it to learn how to count and identify authentic American currency being passed or exchanged by business and leisure … Read more Counterfeit money circulating our area

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – August 19

August 20, 2020

On Wednesday, August 19, at 10:23 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Birch Avenue, three miles north of Hawarden, IA. Aleksandr Yefimov, age 28, of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria northbound on Birch Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and … Read more Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – August 19

Motor vehicle accident – August 19

August 19, 2020

On Wednesday, August 19, at 3:44 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 60 and Hospers Drive South, one mile south of Hospers, IA. Susanne Janssen, age 59, of Hospers was driving a 2014 Ford Fusion westbound on the Highway 60 crossover to Hospers … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 19

Motor vehicle accident – August 18

August 19, 2020

On Tuesday, August 18, at 8:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Colfax Street in Boyden, IA. Daniel Molenaar, age 23, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Colfax Street when he reported a medical emergency caused him to lose control of … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 18

Motor vehicle accident – August 17

August 18, 2020

On Monday, August 17 at 4:55 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and 430th Street, one mile east of Orange City, IA. Brent Aalbers, age 36, of Alton, IA was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Jefferson Avenue. Carleton Monroe, age … Read more Motor vehicle accident – August 17