UPDATED: Two Businesses Report Break Ins – Reward Offered

crime scene tape over lightbarSheldon, Iowa — A reward is now being offered in connection with a pair of burglaries that happened in Sheldon last week.  In each incident, the perpetrators forced their way into the buildings, making off with an undetermined amount of cash.

The Sheldon Police Department is asking for the assistance of anyone who might have information about these burglaries, which took place at Perspective Insurance and Rise Ministries.  Anyone with information is asked to contact their local law enforcement agency. The O’Brien County Crime Dusters program is offering a $600 reward to anyone who provides information on this crime that leads to the arrest and conviction of the offenders.

You may provide information on this crime or any other crimes by calling the Sheldon Police Department at 712-324-2525 or the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office at 712-957-3415. Upon calling you will be put in contact with a police officer who will take your information. People can also provide information or tips on crimes by using the “Hot Tip” link or “e-mail” button on the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office website.

Arrangements can be made to assist the people who want to remain anonymous but still be eligible for the reward.


In the latest from the Sheldon Police Department:
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Two Sheldon businesses have reported break ins recently. The Police department says they received a report of a break in at Perspective Insurance on Highway 18 on Wednesday morning, January 27th. The crime is thought to have occurred between 6 PM Tuesday and 7:45 AM Wednesday. Officers also report that they received an break in report from Rise Ministries on Friday morning, January 29th. That crime is thought to have occurred overnight or sometime on Thursday.

A Sheldon teen has been apprehended after the police believe he took a vehicle. The Sheldon boy is charged with operation without owner’s consent. The vehicle is thought to have been taken in the 10 AM hour on Wednesday morning, January 27th from an address on 11th Street in Sheldon. The boy was apprehended on Thursday.



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