Lights and Sirens

Arrests Made On ID Theft, Drug Charges; Felony Warrant

Rock Rapids, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Sheldon man on Identity Theft, another person on a felony warrant, and a Vermillion woman on drug charges in three separate cases.
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The Sheriff’s Office reports that about 9:30 PM on Thursday night, August 6th, they received an anonymous tip about a wanted person. The caller told them that 34-year-old Matthew Mark Kruse had a warrant for his arrest out of Clay County, Iowa for a parole violation. After further investigation it was discovered that Kruse also had a valid felony warrant out of O’Brien County for contempt of court. Both warrants were for the original charge of OWI 3rd offense.

Kruse was located at 426 Second Avenue in Little Rock, and arrested on both warrants. He was booked into the Lyon County Jail and later was transported to the O’Brien County jail on the O’Brien County warrant.


The Sheriff’s Office also reports that they recently arrested 35-year-old Ryan Charles Jacobson of Sheldon. They charged him with three counts of aggravated misdemeanor identity theft and one count of class D felony identity theft. The arrest stemmed from an investigation of a rural Inwood business whose bank account was being illegally used.

Plus, this past Tuesday August 4, 2015, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office report that about 11:20 PM, one of their deputies stopped a vehicle on US Highway 75 for speeding south of Rock Rapids. During the traffic stop, the deputy says a passenger of the vehicle was allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled substance. According to the sheriff’s office, a small amount of marijuana was found in the vehicle.

The deputy arrested 25-year-old Sasha Lincoln of Vermillion, South Dakota and charged her with Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor.

The Lyon County Deputy was assisted by a Lyon County K9.