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Investigation leads to arrest – October 1

October 1, 2019

On Tuesday, October 1, at 10:44 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Whitnee Jones, age 26, of Hull, IA. The arrest stemmed from an investigation that revealed Jones has been residing at a Hull residence since September 21, which was a violation of her sex offender registry requirements. Jones was charged for failing to … Read moreInvestigation leads to arrest – October 1

Motor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 30

September 30, 2019

On Monday, September 30, at 11:35 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Armondo Lopez-Bartalon, age 31, of Sheldon, IA. The arrest stemmed from a 911 call at 5:37 a.m., from a caller who reported a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 470th Street, two miles east of Maurice, IA. The caller stated that the … Read moreMotor vehicle accident leads to arrest – September 30

Zero Fatalities Headline Multi-County Agency Project

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 20, a joint enforcement project was conducted in Sioux, Lyon and Osceola Counties. Agencies who participated were the Iowa State Patrol, Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement, and the Sheriff’s Offices of Sioux, Lyon and Osceola Counties. Statistics for the project are as follows: 100 Total Citations including 44 for speed, 15 for seat … Read moreZero Fatalities Headline Multi-County Agency Project

One arrested and others charged following traffic stop – September 23

September 23, 2019

On Monday, September 23, at 7:10 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Graham Mayrose, age 18, of Orange City, IA, and charged other vehicle occupants for alcohol violations. The charges stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Sunday, September 22, at 2:58 p.m., at the intersection of Cambier Drive and 460th Street in … Read moreOne arrested and others charged following traffic stop – September 23

ATV accident – September 22

September 23, 2019

On Sunday, September 22, at 3:06 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident that occurred at the intersection of 1st street and Okey Street in Hull, IA. Mark Vollink, age 42, of Hull was driving a 2012 Kawasaki ATV eastbound on 1st Street when he lost control of the vehicle … Read moreATV accident – September 22

Motor vehicle accident – September 14

September 16, 2019

On Saturday, September 14, at 7:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Avenue, one mile north of Rock Valley, IA. Micah Kats, age 22, of Rock Valley was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup northbound on Elmwood Avenue. Telma Hernandez, age 23, of Rock Valley was … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – September 14

Sheriff’s Office canine team competes at trials

September 16, 2019

Recently, Sioux County Deputy Sheriff K-9 handler Justin De Bruin and canine Sonny, certified and competed in the yearly United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Police Dog 1 and tracking certifications. The certifications included areas of obedience, agilities, suspect search, evidence search, suspect apprehension (with and without gun fire) and tracking. De Bruin and Sonny … Read moreSheriff’s Office canine team competes at trials

Motor vehicle accident – September 12

September 13, 2019

On Thursday, September 12, at 5:47 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Chestnut Street in Hull, IA. Sydney Van Wettering, age 25, of Sioux Falls, SD was driving a 2003 Toyota Avalon eastbound on Highway 18. Gavin De Hoogh, age 15, of … Read moreMotor vehicle accident – September 12

Drone Team practices in exercise with Orange City health care staff

September 12, 2019

The sheriff’s office recently conducted a drill with staff of Prairie Ridge Care Center (PRCC) in Orange City, IA. The drill consisted of a staff member who simulated an elderly resident who wandered into a cornfield and remained there, not found by responders searching the area. The lost person was located quickly with the drone … Read moreDrone Team practices in exercise with Orange City health care staff

Three vehicles involved in motor vehicle accident – September 12

September 12, 2019

On Thursday, September 12, at 7:12 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Eagle Avenue, four miles north of Ireton, IA. Kent Allen, age 61, of Akron, IA was driving a 2001 Peterbilt semi-tractor pulling a livestock trailer eastbound on 420th Street. … Read moreThree vehicles involved in motor vehicle accident – September 12