Press Releases

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARREST NEAR BOYDEN– SEPTEMBER 28

September 29, 2022

On Wednesday, September 28, at 11:30 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Oscar Gonzalez Arcos, age 30, of Boyden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred west of Boyden when the deputy stopped Gonzalez-Arcos swerving while driving. The deputy discovered a baggie that contained a substance believed to be marijuana inside … Read more

Business structure fire in Hull – September 28 *Photos*

September 28, 2022

On Wednesday, September 28, at 7:01 a.m., the Sioux County Communications Center received 9-1-1 calls reporting a fire occurring at the Casey’s General Store, 612 Division Street., in Hull, IA. The Hull Fire Department and Hull Ambulance responded to the business and found the roof area engulfed by fire. Employees were inside when the fire … Read more

Semi-trailer fire northeast of Alton – September 27

September 27, 2022

On Tuesday, September 27, at 7:25 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a semi-trailer on fire on Highway 60, one and one-half miles northeast of Alton, IA. Larry Krogman, age 77, of Ashton, IA, was driving a 1999 Freightliner semi-truck pulling a liquid fertilizer tank trailer northbound on Highway 60 … Read more

Commercial motor vehicle accident southwest of Rock Valley – September 26

September 27, 2022

On Monday September 26, at 7:17 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Chestnut Avenue, eight miles southwest of Rock Valley, IA. Carlos Aguila, age 23, of Eagan, MN, was driving a 2017 Kenworth straight truck northbound on Chestnut Avenue when he drove onto the shoulder, lost control … Read more

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