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Sheldon Police Recover Stolen Vehicle, Handle Property Damage Accident

Sheldon PD carSheldon, Iowa — In the latest from Sheldon Police,

They say that they received a report of a stolen vehicle this past week. A green 1995 Ford Taurus was reported to have been stolen sometime between 6 AM and 11:15 AM on Thursday (4/4) from the 500 block of Sixth Street, near the City Park in Sheldon. The vehicle, valued at about $700, was recovered the next day in Ashton. No other information was made available as to a suspect or whether any charges were filed.


A Sheldon woman’s van and a Sheldon man’s pickup were damaged in an accident this past Wednesday (4/3) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 4:00 PM, 23-year-old Ashley Steffen of Sheldon was eastbound on Highway 18, near Fareway at the corner of 18 and Nest Avenue or Country Club Road in a 1997 Ford van. Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Heynen of Sheldon was also eastbound in front of Steffen in a 2012 Ford pickup.

Heynen was waiting for a vehicle ahead to make a left turn. According to the report, Steffen turned around in her seat to check on a child in the van. When she turned around again to face the roadway, she did not have enough time to stop and rear-ended the pickup.

Steffen’s Ford van received $3000 damage. Heynen’s Ford pickup received $1500 damage.

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