Police Blotter

Signs Being Stolen; Sheriff Asks For Help

Orange City, Iowa — Someone is stealing road signs, and the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to try to catch those responsible.
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Recently, the sheriff’s office says they have investigated multiple reports of vandalism and theft of road signs. They say the crimes occurred mainly along gravel roads in areas south of Orange City.

Upon further investigation, deputies believe the perpetrator or perpetrators are using a reciprocating saw or similar sawing mechanism to cut down the poles to which the signs are mounted. The signs are then stolen from their locations.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office urges rural farm residents to report suspicious activity or vehicles in this area.

If you wish to remain anonymous you may use the Text‐a‐Tip program. Directions can be found at siouxcountysheriff.com.

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