Sheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Dept., Sioux County Sheriff’s Office and the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a joint investigation into a burglary at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa. Authorities say the burglary occurred in the early morning hours of Monday November 2, 2015 between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM. The suspect or suspects are said to have forcibly entered a building on the campus of Northwest Iowa Community College and then forcibly entered an ATM machine located inside the building. Police say the ATM was heavily damaged and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the machine.
A spokesman for Iowa State Bank in Sheldon wanted to assure the bank’s customers that they will not be affected by the theft of the cash from this machine.
The investigating law enforcement agencies are asking for the assistance from anyone in the general public who might have information about this crime to contact their local law enforcement agency. The O’Brien County Crime Dusters program is offering a $1000 reward to anyone who provides information on this crime that leads to the arrest and conviction of the offenders.
You may provide information on this crime or any other crimes by calling the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office at 712-957-3415. Upon calling you will be put in contact with a deputy sheriff who will take your information. People can also provide information or tips on crimes by using the “Hot Tip” link or “e-mail” button at www.obriencountysheriff.com. Arrangements can be made to assist the people who want to remain anonymous but still be eligible for the reward.