Sioux County Sheriff

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Confinement building fire near Matlock – March 4

March 5, 2020

On Wednesday, March 4, at 1:31 p.m., the Matlock Fire Department responded to a report of a fire that occurred at a hog confinement at 2710 Kiwi Avenue, one mile northwest of Matlock, IA. Upon further investigation it was discovered that a fire occurred inside the building and was extinguished by responding fire department personnel. … Read more Confinement building fire near Matlock – March 4

Motor vehicle accident – March 3

March 3, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3, at 8:47 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Harrison Avenue, one and one-half miles south of Sioux Center, IA. Jessica Koedam, age 17, of Sioux Center was driving a 2004 Ford F-150 pickup southbound on Harrison Avenue when she lost control of the … Read more Motor vehicle accident – March 3

Disturbance leads to arrest – March 2

March 2, 2020

On Monday, March 2, at 12:57 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessica Chinn, age 25, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred earlier outside of a business in Sioux Center, IA. Following the dispute, Chinn and others left the area in a vehicle and were not … Read more Disturbance leads to arrest – March 2

Motor vehicle accident – February 26

February 27, 2020

On Wednesday, February 26, at 7:41 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 470th Street in Maurice, IA. Teygan Hiemstra, age 16, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix westbound on 470th Street; he stopped for the stop … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 26

Fatal accident near Boyden *UPDATED*

February 25, 2020

*UPDATED RELEASE* The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the driver involved in the fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred near Boyden, IA on Tuesday, February 25. The driver of the 2002 Dodge Stratus who died as a result of his injuries was Jordan Gritters, age 18, of Hull, IA. The accident … Read more Fatal accident near Boyden *UPDATED*

Hull Residential fire – February 19

February 19, 2020

On Wednesday, February 19, at 2:14 a.m., the Hull Fire Department responded to a report of a fire that occurred inside a residence at 703 2nd Street in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation it was discovered that a fire occurred in a room in the second story of the house. The fire was contained to … Read more Hull Residential fire – February 19

Motor vehicle accident – February 18

February 19, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, at 2:59 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, two miles west of Sioux Center, IA. Randall Tietgen, age 65, of Sioux Center was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado southbound on Goldfinch Avenue. Nerik Montes-Topete, age 19, of Hawarden, IA was driving … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 18

Motor vehicle accident – February 18

February 18, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, at 7:52 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Rock Valley, IA. Marcus Kroese, age 27, of Hull, IA was driving a 2012 Ford F-150 westbound on Highway 18. Shelby Berkenpas, age 15, of Rock Valley was driving … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 18

Motor vehicle accident – February 17

February 18, 2020

On Monday, Febuary 17, at 4:49 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, three miles south of Hull, IA. Eric Ochsendorf, age 32, of Hull was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 northbound when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled. No … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 17

Motor vehicle accident – February 17

February 17, 2020

On Monday, February 17, at 4:32 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Sheldon, IA. Debra Ver Mulm, age 55, of Sheldon was driving a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox southbound on Highway 60 when she struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more Motor vehicle accident – February 17