Sheldon Police Reports Arrests, Property Damage Accident

Date posted - October 30, 2012

Sheldon, Iowa — In the latest from the Sheldon Police Department:


On Wednesday (10/24), the police arrested 49-year-old Ralph Kincer of Sheldon on a charge of Aggravated Assault. He was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.


On Sunday (10/28), the police arrested 41-year-old Daryl Van Oort of Ashton on a charge of serious Domestic Abuse Assault.

The police also arrested 48-year-old Brenda Van Oort of Ashton for Second Offense Public Intoxication on Sunday. They were both taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.


An Ashton man’s car and a Sheldon woman’s car were damaged in an accident on Friday (10/26) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 2:55 PM, 67-year-old David Strouth of Ashton was eastbound on Highway 18 in the inside lane, near Washington Avenue in a 2000 Volkswagon, and was slowing for traffic. Seventy-eight-year-old Dorothy Petersen of Sheldon was also eastbound on 18 in a 2006 Buick.

Peterson rear-ended the Strouth vehicle.

Strouth’s Volkswagon received $500 damage. Petersen’s Buick received $3000 damage.

There were no injuries reported.

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