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Text-a-Tip Helps Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Nab Underage Drinkers

text-a-tipOrange City, Iowa — The text-a-tip program has helped the Sioux County Sheriff’s office again, this time with an underage party.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they investigated a Text‐a‐Tip report of people under the age of 21 consuming alcohol at a home two miles west of Orange City on Friday evening (5/17).

Deputies found several people under the age of 21 who were in possession of alcohol.

Nineteen-year-old Asa Visser of Sheldon, 20-year-old Samuel Reinders of Orange City, 19-year-old JadeDeJong of Sioux Center, and 20-year-old Tyler Sitzmann of Hospers were each charged with underage possession of alcohol.

Additionally,three juveniles were cited into juvenile court and released to their parents.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that 21-year-old Cody Anderson of Orange City was arrested on a charge of supplying alcohol to persons under the age of 21.

The Iowa State Patrol assisted the Sheriff’s Office.

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