Press Releases

Unauthorized entrance into train locomotive near Alton leads to arrest – March 30

March 31, 2023

On Thursday, March 30, at 8:15 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob Hulka, age 30, of Salem, OR. The arrest stemmed from a report of trespassing that occurred inside a stopped Union Pacific Railroad locomotive north of a Alton, IA. When officers arrived they located, Hulka was found inside the locomotive. Hulka was … Read more

March 27-31 is Severe Weather Week in Iowa

March 25, 2023

                    The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and Sioux County Emergency Management will be using Severe Weather Week, March 27-31, to test storm sirens in our communities. On Wednesday, March 29, at 10:00 a.m., storm sirens will be sounded in all communities in Sioux County. Government agencies, … Read more

SCAM ALERT: Two different scams to make you aware of

March 24, 2023

*SCAM ALERT NOTICE* The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of two different scams making the rounds around Sioux County. -On this scam the person received a call from someone claiming to be with the Spirit Lake Police Department. The caller stated that the person on the phone had a warrant for their arrest … Read more

Motor vehicle accident southeast of Rock Valley – March 23

March 23, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, at 6:56 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, three miles southeast of Rock Valley, IA.  Guillermo Luna-Perez, age 41, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2015 Chrysler 300 northbound on Garfield Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Boyden – March 23

March 23, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, at 5:47 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kennedy Avenue, one mile north of Boyden, IA  Richard Fox ,age 50, of George, IA, was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota southbound on Kennedy Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the west … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – March 22

March 22, 2023

On Wednesday, March 22, at 12:52 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Aspen Street and 6th Street, in Hull, IA. Glenn Hulstein, age 70, of Hull, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche westbound on 6th Street.  Blaike Bonestroo, age 18, of Hull, was driving … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – March 20

March 22, 2023

On Monday, March 20, at 1:52 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA. Ed Versteeg, age 50, of Spencer, IA, was driving a 2018 Ford F-150 southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Traffic stop near Maurice leads to arrest – March 18

March 19, 2023

On Saturday, March 18, at 12:47 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brandy Moll, age 44, of Le Mars, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Highway 75, three miles south of Maurice, IA. Deputies suspected that Moll was under the influence of a drug and discovered a THC vape, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Boyden – March 17

March 19, 2023

On Friday, March 17, at 8:17 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles east of Boyden, IA. Brittany Duquette, age 33, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2017 Kia Sedona eastbound on Highway 18.  Kevin Hulstein, age 69 of Sioux Center, IA, was driving … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – March 14

March 15, 2023

On Tuesday, March 14, at 4:06 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, three miles east of Rock Valley, IA. Hannah Wielenga, age 25, of Hull was driving a 2007 Honda CRV eastbound on Highway 18.  Anna Goetz, age 27, of Orange City, IA, was driving … Read more