Worthington Girl Dies As Result Of ATV Accident Near Fulda

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — A Worthington, Minnesota girl has died as the result of an ATV accident on Saturday.

The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office reports that 10-year-old Alyssa Zamarron of Worthington was riding on an ATV with another girl when they hit a tree. Both girls were transported to Sanford Worthington and Zamarron was airlifted to Sanford Sioux Falls, where she died on Sunday night.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the First Baptist Church, rural George, with Reverend Stephen May officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 16th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. They are in charge of arrangements for Alyssa Zamarron.

A memorial fund for Alyssa has been set up at the U.S. Bank in Sibley.


Lyon County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Solving Rural Inwood Burglary

Rural Inwood, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to solve a burglary case.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday (5/11), their deputies investigated a rural residential burglary northeast of Inwood. The burglary occurred during the daytime hours of Friday, May 11. Taken from the house were firearms and electronics. Anyone with information on this or anyone who may have seen a suspicious vehicle or person in this area on that day is asked to contact the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at 712-472-8300.


Rock Rapids Teen Sentenced To Suspended Jail Term, Probation After Being Convicted Of Criminal Mischief

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids teen has been sentenced to a suspended jail term, probation, and community service after he was convicted of criminal mischief.

Lyon County Attorney Carl Petersen reports that 18-year-old Louis James Reuvers of Rock Rapids was convicted of Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree.

On March 11, during the early morning hours Reuvers and another accomplice allegedly slashed multiple vehicle tires in various locations around Rock Rapids. The two also stole a TV and DVD player from the Pizza Ranch in Rock Rapids.

Reuvers was sentenced to a suspended one-year term in the Lyon County Jail and will serve two years’ probation. Reuvers was ordered to pay victim restitution, court costs, fines, and complete 100 hours of community service.

Reuvers was also ordered to cooperate in the prosecution of his accomplice, who the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office identified as allegedly being 18-year-old Jared Gerloff of Rock Rapids.


Sibley Couple Taken To Hospital After Allendorf Area Crash

Allendorf, Iowa — A Sibley Couple was taken to the hospital after a crash near Allendorf.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday, May 5, about 3 PM, 91-year-old Folbert Lewis Krull of Sibley, was driving a 1993 Buick Park Avenue westbound on Highway 9, about a mile east of the Highway 59 turnoff. Twenty-eight-year-old Phillip Brian Lindsay of Spirit Lake was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer, westbound on Highway 9 and attempted to make a left turn onto a residential driveway, when his vehicle was struck by Krull’s vehicle.

Krull and a passenger in Krull’s vehicle, 87-year-old Ruth Ione Krull of Sibley were transported to the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.

Krull’s vehicle was a total loss, sustaining about $4,500 damage.

Lindsay’s vehicle sustained about $4,000 damage and Lindsay was ticketed for Failure to Yield upon Left Turn.

Ocheyedan Ambulance, Sibley Ambulance, and Sibley Fire and Rescue assisted the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.


Sioux Center Woman Transported To Hospital After Maurice Accident

Maurice, Iowa — A Sioux Center woman was transported to the hospital after an accident on Thursday near Maurice.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 5:35 PM, 21-year-old Marcus Van Voorst of Lynden, Washington, was driving a 1992 Ford Taurus southbound on Highway 75, two miles north of Maurice. Twenty-seven-year-old Sandra Lucero of Sioux Center, was driving a 2000 Ford Taurus northbound on Highway 75.

As Van Voorst attempted to turn east on 450th Street, the two collided in the intersection. Lucero was transported to the Sioux Center Hospital by the Sioux Center Ambulance.

Lucero’s vehicle sustained about $6,000 in damages. Van Voorst’s vehicle sustained about $4,000 in damages.

Van Voorst was cited for failing to yield right of way upon making a left turn. Lucero was cited for driving with a suspended license.

The Maurice First Responders, Maurice Fire Department, Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Fire Department, and the Sioux Center Ambulance assisted the Sheriff’s Office.


Sheldon Police Arrest Three Men In Three Different Cases

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

The police arrested 35-year-old Cory Schrick at the RTF on Saturday (5/5) on a public intoxication charge and an RTF hold order.

The police arrested 27-year-old Hector Rodriguez of Sheldon on Tuesday (5/8) for Driving Under Suspension.

On Wednesday (5/9) the police arrested 25-year-old Ross Baker Boone of Sheldon on an O’Brien County Warrant for Theft in the Fifth Degree.

All three men were taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.