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Sheldon Police Take Report Of Stolen Shotgun, Cover Two Accidents

Sheldon, Iowa — In the latest from Sheldon Police:

The Police Department says about 8 AM on Wednesday (11/28), they received the report of the theft of a gun from a basement of a home on 11th Street. The victim reported the gun to be a .410 Wards Western Field bolt-action shotgun, valued at about $50.


An Alton man’s SUV and a Sheldon man’s pickup were damaged in an accident on Wednesday (11/28) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 4:45 PM, 56-year-old Richard Mulder of Alton was eastbound on Highway 18, in a 2006 Nissan SUV, just west of B Street in Sheldon. Twenty-one-year-old Spencer Tischer of Sheldon was also eastbound on 18 behind Mulder in a 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup.

The report says Mulder had to stop for stopped traffic in front of him, and Tischer rear-ended the Mulder SUV.

Mulder’s Nissan received $1500 damage. Tischer’s pickup received $3000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

Tischer was charged with failure to have control.


A parked car was damaged in an accident on Thursday (11/29) in Sheldon.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 10:45 AM, 36-year-old Neal Susie of Edgerton, Minnesota was westbound on Eighth Street in a 2012 International semi, and made a left turn into an alley. As he made the turn, the back right corner of the trailer and an arm below the trailer made contact with the driver’s side of a 2010 Toyota Camry, owned by Jill Dykstra. It scraped and gouged the back fender and two doors.

Damage to the Toyota was estimated at $4000. The truck was not damaged.

There were no injuries reported, and no charges were filed.

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