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Motor Vehicle Accident – June 28

June 29, 2019

On Friday, June 28, at 9:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 410th Street and Hickory Avenue, one mile east of Sioux Center, IA. James Hartman, age 28, of Watertown, SD was driving a 2005 Subaru Impreza westbound on 410th Street. Lea VanRegenmorter, age … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – June 28

Motor Vehicle Accident – June 24

June 25, 2019

On Monday, June 24, at 1:50 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 320th Street, three miles west of Boyden, IA. Lloyd Hughes, age 42, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a trailer eastbound on 320th Street. Nathan Van Tilburg, age 29, of … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – June 24

Motor Vehicle Accident – June 20

June 21, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, at 5:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA.   Joseph Sikora, age 66, of Primghar, IA, was driving a 2018 Mazda CX9 northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway.   No injuries … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – June 20

Motor Vehicle Accident – June 20

June 21, 2019

On Thursday, June 20 at 6:58 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and 510th Street, five miles southeast of Ireton, IA. Brody Nohava, age 34, of Le Mars, IA was driving a 2008 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a grain trailer westbound on 510th … Read moreMotor Vehicle Accident – June 20

Traffic stop leads to arrest – June 18

June 19, 2019

On Tuesday, June 18, at 1:27 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rebecca Hemmelman, age 21, of Le Mars, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on 400th Street, one‐quarter mile east of Hospers, IA. Upon further investigation, the deputy determined Hemmelman’s driver’s license was suspended, discovered methamphetamine in her possession … Read moreTraffic stop leads to arrest – June 18

Motor vehicle accident – June 17

June 18, 2019

On Monday, June 17, at 7:25 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the parking lot of Western Christian High School, 925 5th Street, in Hull, IA. Merlyn Sandbulte, age 64, of Rock Valley, IA was backing a 2018 Ford F‐150 on the parking lot when he struck … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – June 17

Truck accident – June 17

June 17, 2019

On Monday, June 17, at 9:29 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, four miles southwest of Sioux Center, IA. Kevin Van Schepen, age 51, of Hull, IA was driving a 2019 Freightliner semi‐truck pulling a feed trailer southbound on Garfield Avenue when he lost control … Read moreTruck accident – June 17

Drone assists at elevator explosion

June 15, 2019

On Friday, June 14, at 10:41 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Drone Response Team assisted the Sheldon Fire Department, Sheldon Emergency Management and O’Brien County Emergency Management at the location of an explosion that occurred at the Sheldon Cooperative Elevator in Sheldon, IA. The Sheriff’s Office Drone Response Team assisted in locating any hotspots … Read moreDrone assists at elevator explosion

Report of dangerous driving leads to arrest – June 13

June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, at 9:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested EricJohn Steckstor, age 45, of Doon, IA. The arrest stemmed from a dangerous driving complaint reporting that Steckstor was driving his vehicle in a dangerous manner in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store, 200 Black Forest Road, in Hull, IA. … Read moreReport of dangerous driving leads to arrest – June 13

Motor vehicle accident – June 9

June 9, 2019

On Sunday, June 9, at 6:09 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 360th Street, seven miles southwest of Rock Valley, IA. Cade Valentin, age 19, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2014 Ford Fusion westbound on 360th Street when he struck a deer on the roadway. … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – June 9