Press Releases

Motor vehicle accident east of Sioux Center – December 1

December 2, 2023

On Friday, December 1, at 5:51 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street; one mile east of Sioux Center, IA. Cara Van Den Top, age 26, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander westbound on 400th Street. Hope Johnson, age 35, of Orange City, … Read more

*SCAM ALERT* Imposter caller claiming to be Lt. Justin De Bruin

November 30, 2023

Residents in northwest Iowa have been receiving phone calls from an imposter claiming to be Lieutenant Justin De Bruin with our office. While Lieutenant De Bruin is a legitimate employee, he has not been calling numerous people today asking for gift cards. The imposter is telling victims that they missed federal jury duty and a … Read more

Business south of Orange City destroyed by fire – November 30

November 30, 2023

On Thursday, November 30, at 2:24 a.m., the Sioux County Communications Center received a 9-1-1 report of a fire that occurred at 4758 Ironwood Avenue, two and one-half miles south of Orange City, IA. The property that was on fire was a business operated as “The Triple Box,” which is a venue that hosts events. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Ireton – November 26

November 30, 2023

On Sunday, November 26, at 12:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Eagle Avenue, one and one-half miles south of Ireton, IA. Kelly Kots, age 64, of Ireton, was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer northbound on Eagle Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident southwest of Rock Valley – November 28

November 29, 2023

On Tuesday, November 28, at 5:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 360th Street; five miles southwest of Rock Valley, IA. Jim Lucano-Carias, age 19, of Beresford, SD was driving a 2010 Toyota Corolla eastbound on 360th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, entered the … Read more

Motor vehicle accident northwest of Hull – November 28

November 29, 2023

On Tuesday, November 28, at 2:18 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 300th Street, two miles northwest of Hull, IA. Brooke Plueger, age 14, of Hull, was driving a 1991 Chevrolet Lumina westbound on 300th Street when she lost control of the vehicle, entered a field and … Read more

Scammer unknowingly calls on-duty deputy’s cell phone *Video*

November 27, 2023

We wanted to share this video with you about how intense and pushy scammers usually are. We completely understand how easily people can become victimized, so we wanted to share this for your awareness. Once the scammer learned they were speaking with law enforcement, they promptly hung up. This is an excellent reminder how creative … Read more

** SCAM ALERT ** Please read this Information about a scam currently in Sioux County

November 27, 2023

Over the past several days, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies have received reports of suspicious letters being received by area residents. The letters are sent by the “Iowa Workforce Development” for unemployment claims and some may include correct information, such as the last four digits of your social security … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Sheldon – November 26

November 26, 2023

On Sunday, November 26, at 10:57 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 60, one mile south of Sheldon, IA. Ryan Butler, age 33, of Glenwood, IA, was driving a 2013 Freightliner semi-tractor pulling a trailer northbound on Highway 60. Hunter Jensen, age 21, of Ashton, IA, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Ireton – November 25

November 26, 2023

On Saturday, November 25, at 4:42 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 470th Street one-half mile west of Ireton, IA. Emmanual Meza, age 32, of Hawarden, IA, was driving a 2011 Blue GMC Sierra eastbound on 470th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, … Read more