Sioux County Sheriff

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Motor vehicle accident near Rick Valley – June 15

June 17, 2022

On Wednesday, June 15, at 1:16 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, three miles west of Rock Valley, IA. Douglas Moulton, age 60, of Canton, SD, was driving a 2020 Honda CRV westbound on Highway 18 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Orange City leads to arrest – June 12

June 13, 2022

On Sunday June 12, at 8:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriffs Office arrested Jose Gutierrez, age 48, of Orange City, IA. The arrest stemmed from the investigation a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, four miles south of Orange City. Gutierrez was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado pickup southbound on Jackson Avenue when … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident north of Sioux Center – June 12

June 13, 2022

On Sunday, June 12, at 7:31 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run  motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, two miles north of Sioux Center, IA. A vehicle described as a red Dodge passenger car traveling southbound entered the ditch, struck a fence at a farm residence and left the area … Read more

complaint of illegal drugs in Orange City leads to arrest of three people – June 11

June 13, 2022

On Saturday, June 11, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Farrah La Flamme, age 26, Keagan Robinson, age 27, and Daryl Dailey, Jr., age 42, all of Orange City, IA. The arrests stemmed from a complaint from someone reporting they found illegal drugs that belonged to La Flamme, who was at the Hampton Inn in, … Read more

Sex abuse investigation leads to arrest – June 11

June 11, 2022

On Saturday, June 11, at 8:27 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Darren Nicholson, age 18, of Sioux Center, IA. The arrest stemmed from an investigation that began earlier this year following a report of a sexual assault. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Nicholson had intermittent sexual contact with a female child-victim since … Read more

Motor vehicle accident near Hospers – June 11

June 11, 2022

On Saturday June 11, at 2:38 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles north of Hospers, IA Ashley Austin, age 29, of Hartley, IA was driving a 2019 KIA Sorento northbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries were reported. … Read more

Traffic stop in Boyden leads to arrest – June 9

June 11, 2022

On Thursday, June 9, at 8:57 p.m., the Sioux County sheriff’s Office arrested Vernon Smit, age 58, of Boyden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Colfax Street in Boyden. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined that Smit’s driver’s license was invalid and discovered illegal drugs in his possession. Smit was … Read more

Theft investigation in Hull leads to arrest – June 8

June 9, 2022

On Wednesday, June 8, at 8:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Cecilia Sanchez-Dominguez, age 32, of Chaska, MN. The arrest stemmed from a report of theft that occurred at the Pleasant Acres Care Center, in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Sanchez-Dominguez stole a Nintendo Switch game console from a resident … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident south of Hull – June 7

June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, June 7, at 10:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, three miles south of Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, a vehicle was being driven northbound on Hickory Avenue when the driver lost control, entered the west ditch and struck a steel livestock … Read more

Motot vehicle accident northwest of Rock Valley – June 7

June 8, 2022

On Tuesday, June 7, 8:36 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on County Road A54B, 15 miles northwest of Rock Valley, IA. Mason Laird, age 26, of Canton, SD, was driving a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on A54B when he reported he fell asleep, lost control of … Read more