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Sheldon PD Investigate Break In; Handle Accident That Send Sheldon Woman To Hospital

sheldon pd police car rearSheldon, Iowa — In the latest from the Sheldon Police Department:

They report an burglary at a home on South Second Avenue in which a door was damaged and $700 in cash was stolen. They say it happened sometime on Friday, November 29th. Damage to the door, jamb and glass pane were estimated at $250.


A Sheldon woman was taken to the hospital after an accident on Saturday, November 30 in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 2:35 PM, 75-year-old Carol Bousema of Sheldon was eastbound on Ninth Street, in a 2005 Ford. Seventy-six-year-old Francis Nielsen of Sheldon was southbound on Seventh Avenue in a 2008 Ford.

The report says that according to two witnesses, Nielsen did not stop at the stop sign and struck the Bousema Ford in the intersection.

Bousema was transported to Sanford Sheldon by SCAT.

Bousema’s Ford received $4000 damage. Nielsen’s Ford received $2500 damage.

Nielsen was charged with Failure to Obey a Stop Sign.

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