Press Releases

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 14-20

April 14, 2024

*National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is April 14-20* During National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, held annually during the week of April 14-20, we honor the telecommunications personnel in the public safety community and thank them for dedicating their lives to serving the public. Do you ever wonder who is the person behind our emergency calls … Read more

Special Traffic Enforcement Projects (STEP) coming to Sioux County roads

April 13, 2024

Sioux County, we are announcing something new we will are launching in an effort to make our roads safer. Generally, each week, deputies will be focusing on a STEP (Special Traffic Enforcement Project) on various county roads and in the cities we are contracted to provide law enforcement services in. We will announce the STEP … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Alton – April 11

April 12, 2024

On Thursday, April 11, at 10:11 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Alton, IA. Andy Marquez, age 24, of Richardson, TX, was driving a 2023 Peterbilt semi-tractor southbound on Highway 60 when he struck a deer on the roadway. No injuries … Read more

Information sought in hit-and-run motor vehicle accident northwest of Ireton – April 11

April 12, 2024

On Thursday, April 11, at 7:08 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, four miles northwest of Ireton, IA. Donald Mulder, age 78, of Ireton, IA was driving a 2007 Chevrolet  Silverado southbound on Eagle Avenue, when an unknown make or model white pickup traveling southbound, … Read more

Driver arrested after leaving scene of accident near Hull – April 8

April 8, 2024

On Monday, April 8, at 1:39 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeronimo Martin-Perez, age 28, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from am investigation of a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Hickory Avenue, four miles south of Hull. Jonathan Hoogland, age 39, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 1996 International semi-tractor … Read more

Disturbance northeast of Hawarden leads to arrest – April 8

April 8, 2024

On Monday, April 8, 2024, at 2:05 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matais Flores, age 33, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of an assault that occurred at a property on 360th Street northeast of Hawarden. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Flores assaulted a male victim at that during a disturbance by … Read more

Domestic disturbance in Hawarden leads to arrest – April 7

April 8, 2024

On Sunday, April 7, at 7:08 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kameron Frerichs, age 22, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of an assault that occurred earlier that same date at a residence in Hawarden, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that around 2:00 a.m., Frerichs assaulted a female victim … Read more

Disturbance in Hawarden leads to arrest – April 7

April 8, 2024

On Sunday, April 7, at 1:48 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Rafael Soto, III, age 32, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred on Central Avenue in Hawarden, IA. When deputies arrived on scene, Soto was involved in a verbal altercation with another person; deputies … Read more

Motor vehicle accident southwest of Alton – April 6

April 8, 2024

On Saturday, April 6, at 4:34 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kiwi Avenue, four miles southwest of Alton, IA. David Copley, age 19, of Ames, IA, was driving a 1991 Ford Ranger northbound on Kiwi Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the west … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident south of Hospers – April 2

April 2, 2024

On Tuesday, April 2, at 5:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a commercial motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, two miles south of Hospers, IA. Dylan Coyle, age 30, of Manly, IA, was driving a 2008 Peterbilt semi-truck pulling a livestock trailer loaded with pigs southbound on Highway 60 when he … Read more