Press Releases

Traffic stop east of Sioux Center leads to arrest – April 20

April 22, 2024

On Saturday, April 20, at 11:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Santos Chilel-Lopez, age 34, of Huron, SD. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 400th Street, four miles east of Sioux Center, IA. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Chilel-Lopez provided the deputy with false identification information; it … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Orange Citty – April 19

April 22, 2024

On Friday, April 19, 2024, at approximately 10:12 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Jackson Avenue and 470th Street, one mile south of Orange City, IA. Guillermo Gonzalez, age 20, of Fremont, NE, was driving a 2018 Toyota Camry northbound on Jackson Avenue. Angelina … Read more

Information sought in vandalism to residence mailboxes north of Boyden – April 17

April 17, 2024

On Wednesday, April 17, at 8:03 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated two reports of  vandalism that occurred on 300th Street, two miles north of Boyden, IA. Sometime during the overnight hours, two mailboxes were damaged and discarded in the ditch. If you have any information about this crime, please contact the Sheriff’s Office.

Information sought in motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – April 15

April 16, 2024

On Monday, April 15, at 10:48 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Chestnut Avenue, five miles east of Rock Valley, IA. Wyatt Timmer, age 16, of Alcester, SD, was driving a 2017 Ford Focus northbound on Chestnut Avenue when he reported that an unknown make or model … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Hull – April 15

April 16, 2024

On Monday, April 15, at 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile east of Hull, IA. Emily Miranda, age 28, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima eastbound on Highway 18. Colton Van Beek, age 21, of Rock Valley, IA, was … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Orange City – April 14

April 15, 2024

On Sunday, April 14, at 11:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 370th Street, six miles north of Orange City, IA. Brady Covey, age 33, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2016 Ford Pickup eastbound on 370th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, left the … Read more

Sharing inappropriate photos on Snapchat leads to arrest of Rock Valley man April 13

April 14, 2024

On Saturday, April 13, at 12:30 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Justin Van Noort, age 36, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of inappropriate photos posted by Van Noort of a person on Snapchat without their consent. Van Noort was charged with first degree harassment.

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 14-20

April 14, 2024

*National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 14-20* During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, held annually during the week of April 14-20, we honor the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community and thank them for dedicating their lives to serving the public. Do you ever wonder who is the person behind our emergency calls … Read more

Special Traffic Enforcement Projects (STEP) coming to Sioux County roads

April 13, 2024

Sioux County, we are announcing something new we will are launching in an effort to make our roads safer. Generally, each week, deputies will be focusing on a STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Project) on various county roads and in the cities we are contracted to provide law enforcement services in. We will announce the STEP … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Alton – April 11

April 12, 2024

On Thursday, April 11, at 10:11 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Alton, IA. Andy Marquez, age 24, of Richardson, TX, was driving a 2023 Peterbilt semi-tractor southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more