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Sheldon Police Investigate Accident, Make Four Arrests In Three Incidents

Sheldon PD car police spdSheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Police investigated an accident, made an arrest for driving without a license, and arrested three young people for shoplifting and possession of alcohol recently.


A Sheldon woman’s minivan and a Sheldon woman’s car were damaged in an accident on Friday (12/28) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 10:05 AM, 36-year-old Amber VanKekerix of Sheldon was northbound on South Third Avenue, just south of Wyman Street, in a 2005 Chrysler. Twenty-four-year-old Amanda Boone of Sheldon was backing westbound from a driveway on South Third, in a 1999 Chevy.

Due to another parked vehicle, Boone did not see the VanKekerix vehicle approaching. VanKekerix attempted to avoid the collision, but was not able to.

VanKekerix’s Chrysler received $2000 damage. Boone’s Chevy received $2000 damage.

There were no injuries reported.

Boone was charged with unsafe backing.


In other news from the Sheldon Police:

The police arrested 24-year-old Chan Sontay on Saturday, December 22nd, on a charge of Driving without a license. He was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.


On Friday, the 14th, they took a shoplifting report from Hy-Vee. The police arrested three people in connection with the incident. Arrested were 19-year-old Jeremy Sheriff, 19-year-old Nathaniel May, and a 17-year-old juvenile. They were charged with Fifth Degree Theft, a simple misdemenor, and Possession Of Alcohol Under Age, a serious misdemeanor. The adults were cited and released and the juvenile was cited into juvenile court.

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