Press Releases

Motor vehicle accident east of Alton – September 25

September 26, 2022

On Sunday, September 25, at 8:01 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highwa 60, one mile east of Alton, IA. Stuart Thiessen, age 51, of Norwood Young America, MN, was driving a 2006 Toyota Camry northbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident southwest of Maurice – September 25

September 26, 2022

On Sunday, September 25, at 2:10 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 480th Street and Garfield Avenue, three miles southwest of Maurice, IA. Michael Johnson, age 58, of Ireton, IA, was driving a 2004 Ford F-150 northbound on Garfield Avenue. Gene Beitelspacher, age 76, of … Read more

Traffic stop in Sioux Center leads to arrest – September 25

September 26, 2022

On Sunday, September 25, at 7:27 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rigoberto Chilel-Ramirez, age 39, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed after a deputy saw Chilel-Ramirez operating a motor vehicle on South Main Avenue in Sioux Center, IA and believed there to be an outstanding Sioux County warrant for his arrest. After … Read more

Text-A-Tip report leads to arrest in Alton – September 21

September 22, 2022

On Wednesday, September 21, at 7:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s arrested Joseph Treinen, age 37, of Denison, IA. The arrest stemmed from an anonymous Text-A-Tip sent to Sioux County Communications reporting a vehicle being driven by Treinen in a reckless manner in the Alton, IA area. Treinen was located, the deputy determined that Treinen’s … Read more

Two vehicles damaged after striking debris from disabled truck east of Hull – September 21

September 21, 2022

On Wednesday, September 21, at 7:24 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Hull, IA. Kurt Vander Schaaf, age 47, of Hull, was driving a 2013 Western Star straight truck eastbound on Highway 18 when the truck experienced a mechanical failure, causing  … Read more

Bicyclist struck in motor vehicle accident north of Sheldon – September 20

September 21, 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, at 5:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on 280th Street, four miles north of Sheldon, IA. Douglas Roth, age 55, of George, IA, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix westbound on 280th Street. Michael Ahlers, age 59, of Sheldon, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – September 20

September 20, 2022

On Tuesday September 20, at 7:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 317th Street, three miles west of Hull, IA. Shawn Jasper, age 53, of Alton, IA, was driving a 2005 Buick LeSabre eastbound on 317th St.; he was employed by the US Postal Service delivering mail … Read more

Juvenile charged after burglary reported in Hospers – September 19

September 20, 2022

On Monday, September 19, at 9:18 p.m.,  he Sioux County Sheriff’s Office charged a male juvenile from Hospers, IA, with burglary and theft. The charges stemmed from an investigation that began after the sheriff’s office received a report of a break-in that occurred at a business in Hospers. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run commercial vehicle accident northwest of Hull – September 19

September 20, 2022

On Monday September 19, at 04:32 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, three miles northwest of Hull, IA. Harlan Kruid, age 56, of Steen, MN, was driving a 2021 Kenworth semi-tractor northbound on Highway 75 when a brown or tan Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Alton – September 19

September 20, 2022

On Monday, September 19, at 1:04 p.m.,, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a Commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, five miles south of Alton, IA. Nicholas Dills, age 41, of Mankato, MN, was driving a 2006 Sterling semi-truck pulling a flatbed containing cargo when a hitch bolt malfunctioned, causing the trailer … Read more