Sheldon Police Report Two Recent Break-Ins, One Accident

Date posted - August 29, 2013

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

The police say they took reports of two recent burglaries. The first one happened at an apartment on Pine Street. Stolen were two $100 bills from the top of the kitchen table. A window screen, valued at $20 was also damaged in the break-in. It happened sometime between 8:30 AM and 10:40 PM on Monday (8/26/13).

The second burglary was reported at Prairie Queen Bakery. It happened between 1:45 AM and 5 AM on Tuesday (8/27/13). Taken was a blue neon bag containing $354 in cash. The denomination and number of the bills was listed on the report.

A Sheldon woman’s car and a Orange City woman’s car were damaged in an accident on Wednesday (8/28/13) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 7:30 AM, 28-year-old Shelly Phillips of Sheldon was northbound on South Fifth Avenue in a 2003 Ford. Twenty-seven-year-old Sarah Dykstra of Orange City was eastbound on 16th Street in a 2006 Ford.

The report says Phillips stopped at the stop sign, but then proceeded into the path of the Dykstra vehicle, and the two collided.

Phillips’s Ford received $3500 damage. Dykstra’s Ford received $2500 damage.

There were no injuries reported.

Phillips was charged with Failure to Yield from a Stop Sign and No Proof of Insurance.

Print Friendly

Leave a Reply

Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email

Back to:Sheldon Police Report Two Recent Break-Ins, One Accident