Sioux County Sheriff

Press Releases

School bus accident – October 9

October 11, 2020

On Friday, October 9, at 4:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a bus accident that occurred on Garfield Avenue, three miles northeast of Rock Valley, IA. Marlin Westra, age 66, of Hull, IA was backing a 2009 Bluebird school bus from a residential driveway onto Garfield Ave when the rear of the bus … Read more

We are seeking information regarding debris hung from railroad bridge near Hull – September 30

September 30, 2020

On Wednesday, September 30, at 3:08 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated reports of items found hanging from the BNSF Railway railroad bridge on 320th Street (Highway 18), two and one-half miles west of Hull, IA. Upon further investigation it was discovered that someone intentionally hung wood boards, steel items and rocks from the … Read more

Recovered stolen pickup has tires stolen from it – September 15

September 16, 2020

On Tuesday, September 15, at 11:46 a.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a theft that occurred on Jefferson Avenue, three miles south of Boyden. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that someone stole four tires from a Ford pickup that was parked on the roadway. Through the course of the investigation, … Read more

Information sought in vandalism to cornfield properties – September 2

September 2, 2020

On Monday, August 28, at 11:58 a.m., and Tuesday, September 1, at 1:34 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated reports of vandalism that occurred in cornfields on Indian Avenue, four and one-half miles northwest of Orange City, IA and on 410th Street, three and one-half miles north of Alton, IA. Upon further investigation, someone … Read more

Information sought in burglary investigation – June 3

June 4, 2020

On Wednesday, June 3, at 3:11 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of burglary that occurred at the Pit Row Convenience Store, 1010 Southern Street, in Boyden, IA. Upon further investigation it was discovered that someone entered the building by forcing open a door. Once inside, the perpetrator(s) stole alcohol. If you … Read more

Weapon Permits now issued online through new system

March 31, 2020

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office hopes to improve the concealed weapon pistol permit process by allowing residents to now fill out an application online. You can now apply online for a concealed weapon permit and also a permit to acquire a pistol or revolver through the Sheriff’s Office website: Application for Iowa Permit to Carry … Read more