Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

Sheriff addresses misleading information

September 3, 2020

I was recently informed of some misleading and false information regarding how the Sheriff’s Office is handling the pandemic. Information like this can unnecessarily spread fear and distrust. Therefore I feel it’s important for the public to know how and why we are handling things as we are. This pandemic is something none of us … Read more Sheriff addresses misleading information

Information sought in vandalism to cornfield properties – September 2

September 2, 2020

On Monday, August 28, at 11:58 a.m., and Tuesday, September 1, at 1:34 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated reports of vandalism that occurred in cornfields on Indian Avenue, four and one-half miles northwest of Orange City, IA and on 410th Street, three and one-half miles north of Alton, IA. Upon further investigation, someone … Read more Information sought in vandalism to cornfield properties – September 2

Motor vehicle accident – September 1

September 2, 2020

On Tuesday, September 1, at 10:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 340th Street, three miles southwest of Hull, IA. Emma Hiemstra-Gengler, age 16, of Maurice, IA was driving a 2004 Ford Taurus westbound on 340th Street when she reported that she swerved to avoid striking a … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 1

Motor vehicle accident – September 1

September 2, 2020

On Tuesday, September 1, at 3:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Chestnut Street in Hull, IA. Ovidio Ramirez, age 19, of Hull was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix eastbound on Highway 18. Sherylyn Wynia, age 17, of Boyden, IA … Read more Motor vehicle accident – September 1

Golf cart involved in Hospers motor vehicle accident – September 1

September 2, 2020

On Tuesday, September 1, at 10:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South in Hospers, IA. Dale Ann Parker, age 59, of Hospers was driving a Yamaha golf cart on 3rd Avenue South when she struck a parked 2008 … Read more Golf cart involved in Hospers motor vehicle accident – September 1

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

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

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