Press Releases

Motor vehicle accident north of Sheldon – January 3

January 3, 2024

On Wednesday, January 3, at 5:45 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on McKinley Ave, three miles north of Sheldon, IA. Edwin Castro, age 23, of Sheldon, was driving a 2006 Mazda 3 northbound on McKinley Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle, entered the west ditch … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Alton – December 31

January 3, 2024

On Sunday, December 31, at 8:49 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, three and one-half miles northwest of Alton, IA.  Veronica Lopez, age 25, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2017 Ford Fusion eastbound on 400th Street when she lost control of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Orange City – December 28

December 30, 2023

On Thursday, December 28, at 5:43 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Jackson Avenue, four miles north of Orange City, IA. Kyle Vanden Bosch, age 35, of Boyden, IA, was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 northbound on Jackson Avenue when he a cow on the roadway. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Sioux Center – December 27

December 27, 2023

decOn Wednesday, December 27 at 5:23 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office  investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and 360th Street, one mile north of Sioux Center, IA. Matthew Kats, age 30, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2005 Volkswagen Jetta northbound on Highway 75; he stopped for … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Maurice- December 27

December 27, 2023

On Wednesday, December 27, at 4:39 a.m, the Sioux Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, three miles south of Maurice, IA. John Rushing, age 47, of Nursery, TX, was driving a 2004 Ford F-350 northbound on Highway 75 when he losr control of the vehicle, struck an Iowa Department … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Alton – December 25

December 26, 2023

On Monday, December 25, at 7:54 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Alton, IA. Idris Hussein, age 31, of Blaine, MN, was driving a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the … Read more

Suspicious Vehicle Report in Boyden Leads to Arrest – December 23

December 24, 2023

On Saturday, December 23, at 2:24 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jose Gonzalez-Ramirez, age 31, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near a Boyden residence. Upon further investigation, the Deputy determined that Gonzalez-Ramirez operated a motor vehicle and suspected he was under the influence of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident results in fatality north of Ireton – December 22

December 23, 2023

On Friday, December 22, at 6:16 p.m., Sioux County Communications received 9-1-1 calls reporting a motor vehicle accident involving a commercial motor vehicle that occurred on Eagle Avenue, one mile north of Ireton, IA. Diane O’Regan, age 59, of Rock Valley, IA was driving a 2006 Jeep Commander southbound on Eagle Avenue.  Daniel Van Driel, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northeast of Ireton – December 21

December 22, 2023

On Thursday, December 21, at 6:51 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, four miles northeast of Ireton, IA. Kirk Barrett, age 65, of Ida Grove, IA was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry westbound on Highway 10. Delia Armenta, age 24, of Hawarden, IA, was driving … Read more

Sheriff Van Voorst’s statement announcing 2024 campaign for election

December 21, 2023

On Thursday, December 20, 2023, Sheriff Jamie Van Voorst released the following statement, announcing his campaign for “re-election”: “A little over one year ago, I was honored with appointment by the Sioux County Board of Supervisors to the office of Sioux County Sheriff. Today, after previous discussions with my wife and family, colleagues, co-workers, I … Read more