Sioux County Sheriff

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Information sought in Hospers chainsaw theft – June 29

July 1, 2021

On Tuesday, June 29, at 7:38 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of theft that occurred in Hospers, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that someone entered a residential garage and stole a chainsaw. The chainsaw is a Stihl model MS-180 16 inch chainsaw similar to the one pictured below. The theft … Read more

Trespass complaint in residence leads to arrest – June 29

June 29, 2021

On Tuesday, June 29, at 10:09 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Seth Van Kekerix, age 38, of Rock Valley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of trespassing that occurred at a residence on 4th Street in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Van Kekerix entered the residence without permission. When … Read more

Disturbance leads to arrest – June 27

June 27, 2021

On Sunday, June 27,  at 1:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Bromander, age 39, of Sloan, IA.     The arrest stemmed from a report of assault that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, two miles south of Alton, IA.     Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Bromander assaulted a female victim causing … Read more

Disturbance leads to arrest – June 21

June 21, 2021

On Monday, June 21, at 3:08 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Autumn Van Der Linden, age 34, of Alton, IA. The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence on 440th Street, one mile north of Alton. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that Van Der Linden handled a … Read more

*Scam Alert* Air Duct Cleaning Scams

June 21, 2021

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the citizens of Sioux County of possible air duct cleaning scam that has been occurring in the area recently. These air duct cleaning crews offer a low-priced opportunity to clean residential or business ductwork. The phone number they have been using is 712-218-2577. When you call … Read more

Two juveniles charged after theft of street sign – June 18

June 19, 2021

On Friday, June 18, at 11:45 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of theft that occurred at the intersection of 420th Street and Ironwood Avenue, two miles north of Orange City, IA Upon further investigation, deputies discovered a Sioux County Highway Department street sign was stolen from the intersection. Later that same day, … Read more

Information sought in Granville tire and rim theft – June 15

June 15, 2021

On Tuesday, June 15, at 7:55 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of theft that occurred at G & H Repair, 727 Elm Street, in Granville, IA. Upon further investigation, around 4:00 a.m., two people were seen removing the tires and rims by using a jack to lift a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado … Read more

Information sought in church vandalism – May 8 *Photo*

May 11, 2021

On Saturday, May 8, at 8:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of vandalism that occurred at the American Reformed Church, 911 1st Street, in Hull, IA. Upon further investigation, someone climbed up onto a flat roof portion of the church and spray-painted graffiti. If you have any information on this crime … Read more

Information sought in catalytic converter theft – April 23

April 24, 2021

On Friday, April  23,  at 7:21 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a theft that occurred from a vehicle in Boyden, IA. Upon further investigation, deputies discovered that someone stole a catalytic converter from a vehicle parked on Sheridan Street in Boyden. This crime likely occurred on Friday, April 23, around … Read more

Sheriff’s Office canine team performs well at dog trials

April 2, 2021

Recently, Sergeant Justin De Bruin and K9 Sonny attended the 2021 United States Police Canine Association narcotic trials held in Fort Madison, IA. The sheriff’s office canine team passed with a score of 197.67 out of a possible 200 points. The test consisted of searching five cars and three rooms to locate a total of … Read more