Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

*Scam Alert* Latest Snapchat scam information

August 25, 2022

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office would like to make Sioux County citizens aware of a scam going around using the social media app Snapchat. In the latest reported incidents, scammers request to follow others using a fake account and make attempts to gain various inappropriate photos (“nudes”). Once the scammer receives these photos, they demand … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Hospers – August 24

August 24, 2022

On Wednesday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m., The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 400th Street, four miles west of Hospers, IA. Jose Diaz, age 26, of Hospers, was driving a 2011 Ford Fusion eastbound on 400th Street. Stephen Embrey, age 34, of Hartley, IA, was driving a 1998 … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Sioux Center – August 24

August 24, 2022

On Wednesday, August 24, at 7:41 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident on Harrison Avenue, three miles south of Sioux Center, IA. Emmalee Sandbulte, age 16, of Sioux Center, was driving a 2011 Jeep Liberty southbound on Harrison Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a Sioux … Read more

Motor vehicle accident south of Rock Valley – August 23

August 24, 2022

On Tuesday, August 23, at 2:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Elmwood Ave, two miles south of Rock Valley, IA. Joan Vande Kamp, age 68, of Sioux Center, IA, was driving a 2010 Ford Edge southbound on Elmwood Avenue. Jamie Metcalfe, age 46, of Canistota, SD, … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Ireton – August 23

August 23, 2022

On Tuesday August 23, at 3:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dipper Avenue, three miles northwest of Ireton, IA. Steven Heinemann, age 34, of Sioux City, IA was driving a 2009 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Dipper Avenue. He was pulling the vehicle to the side of … Read more

Arrest made in June 9-1-1 call that led to traffic stop west of Hull- August 19

August 20, 2022

On Friday, August 19, at 7:15 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brea Tschopp, age 37, of Hartley, IA. The arrest stemmed from a 9-1-1 call received on Wednesday, June 8, at 3:33 p.m., from another motorist who stated Tschopp was driving her vehicle in an unsafe manner on Highway 18, west of Hull. … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock Valley – August 17

August 18, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, at 6:05 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Garfield Avenue, one mile east of Rock Valley, IA. William Klein, age 17, of Hull, IA, was driving a 2008 Ford F150 eastbound on Highway 18. Eric Nilles, age … Read more

Motor vehicle accident east of Rock valley – August 17

August 18, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, at 4:26 p.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on 310th Street in Rock Valley, IA  Mary Schortzmen, age 48, of Rock Valley, was driving a 2007 Ford Expedition eastbound on 310th Street; she slowed to turn left onto a residential driveway.  Justin Soodsma, age … Read more

Motor vehicle accident west of Ireton – August 16

August 17, 2022

On Tuesday, August 16, at 7:03 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Dipper Avenue, three miles west of Ireton, IA. Jade Vlotho, age 27, of Ireton, was driving a 2015 Dodge Durango southbound on Dipper Avenue when she lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch … Read more

Motor vehicle accident in Hull – August 16

August 16, 2022

On Tuesday, August 16, at 7:44 a.m. the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred at the intersection of Highway 18 and Division Street, in Hull, IA. Michael Stoel, age 53, of Orange City, IA, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Division Street; he stopped at the stop sign … Read more