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.
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.
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, 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.
Sibley, Iowa — Two northwest Iowa men have been sentenced to jail time in two separate Osceola County cases.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that 22-year-old Nicholas James Fink of Melvin was found guilty on three counts of Assault, Simple Misdemeanors.
On all three offenses, Fink was sentenced to 30 days in the Osceola County Jail, with each offense to be served concurrently. He will also serve two years’ probation.
Fink was also ordered to have no contact with the victim for a period of one year.
On April 1, 2012, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call about an assault in Melvin. Fink had apparently assaulted two male victims. Fink refused to respond to law enforcement commands and assaulted an Osceola County Deputy prior to being tazed.
The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that 24-year-old Joseph Lee Daggett of George was found guilty of Making a False Report to Law Enforcement, a Simple Misdemeanor.
Daggett was ordered to pay a fine of $201, court costs, and restitution of any court-appointed attorney fees. Dagget was sentenced to two days in the Osceola County Jail.
He was also ordered to have no contact of any nature with the victim and the victim’s family for a period of one year.
On November 11, 2011, Daggett knowingly made a false report of harassment to law enforcement.
Hospers, Iowa — Three people were arrested on Monday in connection with an assault that happened in Hospers.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they were alerted to an assault early on Monday morning (5/7), about 12:40 AM. They were called to 102 Fifth Avenue South in Hospers.
During the investigation it was found that several assaults had taken place between neighbors. Officers report that 29-year-old Cody Mulder of Hospers was arrested for serious assault, a serious misdemeanor, and interference with official acts, a simple misdemeanor. They report that 28-year-old Emily Arens of Hospers, was arrested for serious assault, a serious misdemeanor. And 34-year-old Jessica Fonder of Hospers was arrested for disorderly conduct, a simple misdemeanor. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.