Maurice Man Injured In Accident

sioux county sheriff emblemSioux Center, IA — A Maurice man reported minor injuries after an accident near Sioux Center on Wednesday, May 27th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11:05 am on Wednesday, 21-year-old Bryce Moss of Hull, was driving a 2006 Ford F150 westbound on 410th Street. Thirty-six-year-old Joel Scholten of Maurice was driving southbound on Grant Avenue in a 2008 Ford F250. According to the report, Moss and Scholten met in the intersection and Moss struck Scholten.

Scholten reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

Moss’s and Scholten’s Fords each received $6000 damage.

Moss was cited for failing to yield right of way.


Two Vehicle Accident Near Sioux Center

sioux county sheriff emblemSioux Center, IA — Two vehicles were damaged in an accident near Sioux Center on Monday, May 25th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports, that at about 3:30 pm, 46-year-old James Walling of Inwood was driving a 2013 Ford Focus southbound on Garfield Avenue, two miles west of Sioux Center. Seventeen-year-old Austin Van Zee of Rock Valley was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix southbound on Garfield behind Walling. According to the report, Walling slowed for a vehicle ahead of him that was turning onto a business driveway and Van Zee struck Walling.

The Ford Focus received $1000 damage. The Pontiac received $1000 damage.

Van Zee was cited for following too close.

No injuries were reported.


Hawarden Man Arrested After Chase

Sioux City, Iowa — A Hawarden man was arrested after leading Plymouth County Deputies on a chase early on Monday morning.
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Deputies report that just before 2:30 AM, 22-year-old Ramon Caro of Hawarden fled from the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office by vehicle and by foot on C-80 near K-22 — also known as the Perry Creek Road, about a mile north of the city limits of Sioux City.

They say he was later apprehended at his home in Hawarden and was transported to the Plymouth County Jail in Le Mars.

He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, manner of conveyance, driving while barred, and interference with official acts, along with additional traffic violations.


Man Arrested Near Alton On Several Charges

Alton, Iowa — A Sanborn man was arrested after a report of a suspicious person near Alton.
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The Orange City/Alton Police Department reports that Thursday evening, May 21st, they received a report of a suspicious man at the wildlife area south of Alton.

They arrested 32-year-old Sean Olmstead of Sanborn on charges of Driving While License Barred, Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Operating While Intoxicated – Drugged; as well as on a Cherokee County warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Orange City Police Department.


Eight Charged With Alcohol Violations

Little Rock, Iowa — Eight young people were charged with alcohol violations after a noise complaint in Little Rock on Saturday.
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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:45 PM Saturday night, their office received a noise complaint call about a home on Main Street in Little Rock.

Deputies say they found minors under the age of 21 consuming alcohol at the home.

One young person from Rock Rapids, three from Ellsworth, Minnesota, two from Adrian, Minnesota, one from Magnolia, Minnesota, and one from Little Rock, were all charged with Minor in Possession of Alcohol, a simple misdemeanor.


Two Arrested After Rock Rapids Disturbance

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Two people were arrested after a disturbance in Rock Rapids on Friday, May 22nd, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
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Deputies report that about 5:45 pm, they responded to a disturbance in the 600 block of South Second Avenue East in Rock Rapids. They say 50-year-old Jeff Curry of St. James, Minnesota was arrested and charged with Simple Assault. Thirty-seven-year-old Joyce Johnson of Rock Rapids was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct.

Both were transported to the Lyon County Jail.

The Lyon County Ambulance was also requested at the scene, but medical treatment was refused.