Sioux County Sheriff

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Motor vehicle accident southwest of Ireton leads to arrest with several charges – December 15

December 16, 2022

On Thursday, December 15, at 9:16 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Samantha Mackie, age 19, of Hawarden, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, December 14, at 5:17 a.m., that occurred on 490th Street, six miles southwest of Ireton, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered an … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – December 14

December 15, 2022

On Wednesday, December 14, at 6:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, two miles North of Maurice, IA. Cipriano Topete, age 32, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2006 Ford F-250 northbound on Highway 75 when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the west … Read more

Motor vehicle accident – December 14

December 15, 2022

On Wednesday, December 14, at 4:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 60 and Hospers Drive North, in Hospers, IA. Andres Loaeza-Hernandez, age 38, of Le Mars, IA, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado southbound on Highway 60 when he lost control of … Read more

Sioux Center search warrant leads to arrest – December 13

December 15, 2022

On Tuesday, December 13, at 9:48 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Emily Roghair, age 27, of Sioux Center, IA. The arrest stemmed from a joint-agency execution of a search warrant between the sheriff’s office and the Sioux Center Police Department, of a residence on 9th Street NE, in Sioux Center. Roghair was transported … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – December 13

December 13, 2022

On Tuesday, December 13, at 9:34 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and 360th Street, four miles south of Rock Valley, IA. John Kooyenga, age 28, of Rock Valley, was driving a 1999 Ford Ranger southbound on Elmwood Avenue. Anatolii Rykhlo, age … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Sioux Center – December 12

December 13, 2022

On Monday, December 12, at 7:19 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 390th Street, three miles west of Sioux Center, IA. Mia Kraai, age 16, of Ireton, IA, was driving a 1999 Ford F-250 westbound on 390th Street when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the … Read more

Five injured in motor vehicle accident east of Alton – December 12

December 13, 2022

On Monday, December 12, at 5:59 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 10, three miles east of Alton, IA. Cristian Maldonado-Mejia, age 25, of Jefferson, IA, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on Highway 10. Dean Bunkers, age 61, of Granville, IA, was driving a … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Hull – December 12

December 12, 2022

On Monday, December 12, at 7:21 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 18, one mile west of Hull, IA. Joshua Wolthuizen, age 37, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2000 International semi-truck pulling a tank trailer eastbound on Highway 18. Calvin Riffey, age 23, of … Read more

Motor vehicle accident north of Sioux Center – December 12

December 12, 2022

On Monday December 12, at 8:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 75, four miles north of Sioux Center, IA. Kyle Ruden, age, 45 of Le Mars, IA, was driving a 2014 Freightliner straight-truck northbound on Highway 75. Vernon Raak, age 81, of Sioux Center, was … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Sheldon – December 12

December 12, 2022

On Monday, December 12, at 5:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Sheldon, IA. Sarah Lerma, age 20, of Sheldon, was driving a 2020 Ford Explorer southbound on Highway 60 when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the median and … Read more