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Hit-and-run motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 7

September 9, 2019

On Saturday, September 7, at 4:46 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elias Niz-Niz, age 22, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred in the early morning hours on Locust Street in Hull. Upon further investigation it was discovered that Niz-Niz was driving a … Read moreHit-and-run motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 7

One arrested and several charged with alcohol violations following erratic driving complaint – September 7

September 9, 2019

On Saturday, September 7, at 4:09 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Pedro Lario, age 40, of Sheldon, IA. The arrest stemmed from a call from another motorist reporting a black Jeep being driven in a dangerous manner southbound on Highway 60 near Alton, IA. The deputy located a vehicle matching that description stopped … Read moreOne arrested and several charged with alcohol violations following erratic driving complaint – September 7

Motor vehicle accident – September 5

September 6, 2019

On Thursday, September 5, at 6:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Marsh Avenue, one mile west of Sheldon, IA. Austin Palmer, age 22, of Sheldon was driving a 2009 Dodge Journey northbound on Marsh Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – September 5

Vehicle strikes building in motor vehicle accident – September 5

September 6, 2019

On Thursday, September 5, at 4:20 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Main Street in Hospers, IA. Lois Roetman, age 82, of Hospers was driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee westbound on Main Street. She began entering a parking space in front of the Hospers Community Center … Read moreVehicle strikes building in motor vehicle accident – September 5

Two arrests stem from traffic stop – September 4

September 4, 2019

On Wednesday, September 4, at 2:52 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jan Brown, age 59, of Hull, IA and Michael Smit, age 61, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrests stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Main Street in Hull. After stopping Brown, the driver of … Read moreTwo arrests stem from traffic stop – September 4

Burglary investigation leads to arrest – August 30

August 30, 2019

On Friday, August 30, at 1:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested William Perry, age 35, of Sheldon, IA. The arrest stemmed from an investigation following a report of burglary that occurred at a business north of Orange City, IA. The sheriff’s office posted surveillance video of the crime on its social media. After … Read moreBurglary investigation leads to arrest – August 30

motor vehicle accident – august 29

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29, at 12:19 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Log Avenue, one and one-half miles east of Matlock, IA. Brandie Severson, age 37, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 2013 Ford Focus southbound on Log Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle and … Read moremotor vehicle accident – august 29

Information sought in hit-and-run vehicle accident – August 29

August 30, 2019

On Thursday, August 29, at 11:46 pm, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Birch Street in Hull, IA. A 2004 BMW 325I was parked and unattended on Birch Street when another vehicle struck the driver’s side door; the striking vehicle left the area without reporting the accident. … Read moreInformation sought in hit-and-run vehicle accident – August 29

Motor vehicle accident – August 28

August 29, 2019

On Wednesday, August 28, at 9:35 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, two miles west of Sheldon, IA. Bryan Brandt, age 19 of Fairmont, MN was driving a 2015 Dodge Dart eastbound on Highway 18 when he struck a donkey, owned by Todd Meyeraan, of … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – August 28

Moped accident – August 28

August 29, 2019

On Wednesday, August 28, at 5:50 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a moped accident that occurred at the intersection of 470th Street and Indian Avenue, three miles southwest of Orange City, IA. Teygan Hiemstra, age 15, of Orange City was driving a 2008 Yamaha moped eastbound on 470th Street. Cody Van Engen, age 14, … Read moreMoped accident – August 28