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Sheldon Police Cover Accident, Theft Of Headphones, Plus Advise Public Of Winter Parking Ordinance

Sheldon, Iowa — In the latest from Sheldon Police:

A Primghar woman’s car and a Sheldon woman’s car were damaged in an accident on Tuesday (10/23) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 2:30 PM, 34-year-old Adrian Warnke of Primghar was southbound in the Shopko parking lot in a 2011 Chevy, waiting to exit the lot onto Highway 18. Fifty-year-old Kathleen Sterler of Sheldon was also southbound in the lot in a 2008 Ford, behind Warnke.

Sterler stated that Warnke started moving ahead and then had to stop to yield to a vehicle on Highway 18. Sterler rear-ended the Warnke Chevy.

Warnke’s Chevy received $1500 damage. Sterler’s Ford received $100 damage.


The police also report that on Friday the 19th, they took a report at McDonald’s that someone stole a $400 pair of headphones belonging to a 17-year-old employee from Sanborn.


In addition — it’s that time of year again. The Sheldon Police Department wishes to remind motorists that beginning on November 1st, the Overnight Parking Ban on the city streets goes into effect. Motorists are not allowed to park their vehicles on any street in Sheldon between the hours of 2 A.M. and 6 A.M. from November 1st until April 1st. Motorists are also reminded that the fine amount for these violations is $10. Residents are encouraged to remind all of their overnight guests of this ordinance.

Other communities in northwest Iowa have similar ordinances, so we at KIWA encourage our listeners to know the details of the winter parking ordinance that may be in effect in your community.

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