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Motor vehicle accident – August 14

August 15, 2021

On Saturday, August 14, at 2:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kingbird Avenue, four miles southeast of Boyden, IA. Morleen Else, age 40 of Alton, IA was driving a 2020 Volkswagen northbound on Kingbird Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch … Read more

Disturbance leads to arrest – August 14

August 14, 2021

On Saturday, August 14, at 4:35 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jair Arroyo-Hernandez, age 34, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence southwest of Rock Valley. Upon further investigation, Arroyo-Hernandez made attempts to enter a home in an effort to assault one … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – August 13

August 13, 2021

On Friday, August 13, at 11:57 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Birch Avenue, six miles south of Hawarden, IA. Kandi Armstead, age 29, of Hawarden, was driving a 1995 Dodge Ram southbound on Birch Avenue when she struck a cow in the roadway, lost control of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – August 13

August 13, 2021

On Friday August 13, at 7:07 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 400th Street and Hickory Avenue, two miles east of Sioux Center, IA. Christopher Eddy, age 33, of Wapello, IA was driving a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pulling a flatbed trailer also westbound on … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – August 13

August 13, 2021

On Friday, August 13, at 6:47 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 370th Street and Hickory Avenue, three miles northeast of Sioux Center, IA. Sarah Holmberg, age 21, of Lakefield, MN was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound on Hickory Avenue. Shannon Chindlund, … Read more

All-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident –

August 11, 2021

On Tuesday, August 10, at 7:26 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, one mile south of Alton, IA. Jorgen Pottebaum, age 18, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2019 Polaris Ranger ATV northbound on Jefferson Avenue when he lost control and entered the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – August 7

August 8, 2021

On Saturday, August 7, at 9:13 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, three miles east of Boyden, IA. Kelvin Vandekamp, age 63, of Worthington MN was driving a Ford F-350 eastbound on Highway 18 when he struck a deer in the roadway. No injuries were … Read more

Theft of go-kart leads to arrest – August 7

August 8, 2021

On Saturday, August 7, at  3:02 p.m., The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher Heuer, age 38, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of theft and trespass that occurred at a Chatsworth, IA residence. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered a go-kart in Heuer’s possession that had been reported stolen. Heuer was transported … Read more

Motor vehicle accident -August 7

August 8, 2021

On Saturday, August 7, at 4:05 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Dogwood Avenue and 380th Street, seven miles northwest of Sioux Center, IA. Kendra Blom, age 16, of Corsica, SD was driving a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix northbound on Dogwood Avenue. J Cruz … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – August 6

August 7, 2021

On Friday, August 6, at 10:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, two miles south of Hull, IA. Shelby Svoboda, age 16, of Sioux Center, IA was driving a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta southbound on Hickory Avenue when she struck a dog on the roadway. No … Read more