Puppy Believed Stolen In Rural Sheldon

Sheldon, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help to solve a puppy-napping.
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They report that on Sunday evening, June 28, deputies were called to investigate a burglary and theft that occurred at 3D/Dobermans, at 3225 Larch Avenue, in rural Sheldon.

Deputies believe that sometime in the afternoon hours on June 28, the perpetrator(s) entered the kennels and stole a four-day-old male Doberman Pinscher puppy.

The dog has an estimated value of $500.

If you have any information on this crime you are asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. If you wish to remain
anonymous you can use the text-a-tip program. Directions can be found at siouxcountysheriff.com.


George Man Arrested On Warrant

Lyon County Sheriff Car Door 60-8George, IA — A George man was arrested on Thursday, June 25th at his home in George.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports at about 7:00 pm on Thursday, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received information that 46-year-old Bobby Sprock of George had a valid warrant for his arrest. According to the report, a warrant had been issued charging Sprock with Harassment in the 3rd Degree, a simple misdemeanor. Sprock was located at his home, and subsequently arrested.


Rock Rapids Man Charged With Public Intoxication

Lyon County Sheriff Car Door 60-8Rock Rapids, IA — A rural Rock Rapids man was arrested on Sunday, June 28th in Rock Rapids.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 1:25 am, deputies observed a male subject walking on South Second Avenue near South Story Street in Rock Rapids carrying a drink. According to the report, 32-year-old Justin Fastert of Rock Rapids was approached by the deputies and showed signs of intoxication.

Fastert was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication and Open Container in a Public Place, both are simple misdemeanors.


George Woman Damages Vehicle

Boyden, IA — A George woman’s vehicle was damaged in an accident on Friday, June 26th, near Boyden.

sioux county sheriff emblemThe Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 2:29 pm on the 26th, 62-year-old Linda Groen of George, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Impala northbound on Kennedy Avenue. According to the report, Groen lost control of her vehicle, struck a mailbox, and entered the east ditch.

The Impala received $3000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Two Vehicle Accident In Sibley

Osceola Sheriff Car 72-2Sibley, IA — Two Sibley women’s vehicles were damaged in an accident in Sibley on Friday, June 26th.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:53 pm, 90-year-old Frieda Anna Harders of Sibley was driving eastbound on 7th Street in a 2003 Ford Taurus in Sibley. Sixty-six-year-old Ellen Sontag of Sibley was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer northbound on 8th Avenue. According to the report, Harders failed to yield to Sontag and broadsided the Explorer in the middle of the intersection.

The Taurus received $4500 damage; the Explorer received $2000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Motorcycle Accident Sends One To Hospital

Hudson, SD — A Little Rock woman was taken to the hospital after an accident near Hudson, SD.
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The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 1:35 PM on Saturday, June 27, 2015, 29-year-old Miley Hoting of Little Rock was driving a 1995 Honda motorcycle eastbound on B30, a mile east of Hudson, SD, but across the Big Sioux River in Sioux County, Iowa.

According to the report, Hoting said that he had not driven a motorcycle regularly for about six years. The report says he failed to navigate a sharp curve to the left. The motorcycle left the roadway, entered the south ditch, and rolled. Both the motorcycle and the driver came to rest in the south ditch. The driver told the trooper that there was nothing wrong with the motorcycle. Hoting said that it was his operator error that caused the collision.

A South Dakota ambulance took Hoting to Sioux Center Health.

Hoting’s Honda motorcycle sustained $4000 in damages.