Hull, Iowa — A Hull man was arrested on a number of charges on Thursday, February 12th.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just before 1 PM, their office arrested 22-year-old Orlando Guzman of Hull.
The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop that occurred on Division Street in Hull.
Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered that Guzman’s driver’s license was not valid.
Guzman was arrested and charged with driving while barred and suspended and was cited for a speed violation and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.
Hull, Iowa — An man living in Hull has been arrested on identity theft charges after he was wanted for failing to appear in court.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they arrested 39-year-old Angel Ortiz‐Ramirez of Hull on Wednesday morning, February 11.
The arrest stemmed from an incident where he was arrested for outstanding arrest warrants for failing to appear in Court. Upon further investigation, it was found that Ortiz had allegedly been using someone else’s identity to gain employment at Formosa Foods of Hull.
In addition to the arrest warrants, Ortiz‐Ramirez was charged with identity theft.
Lennox, South Dakota — Law enforcement personnel have now released the names of the victims and the man they think was the shooter in Thursday afternoon, February 12th’s shooting.
They say the shooting occurred at Sioux Steel’s Pro-Tec plant in Lennox, SD. They report that 45-year-old Jon Richter of Lennox was the victim who was shot and killed. The victim who was shot, but survived the attack was identified as 46-year-old Kathy Steever, also of Lennox. She was critically injured, but after surgery is doing much better, according to her family. One person was also injured in an altercation. He was 45-year-old Brian Roesler of Marion. He has been treated and released say law enforcement officials.
The suspect was identified as 51-year-old Jeffrey DeZeeuw of Sioux Falls.
They are now saying that DeZeeuw’s body was found in a burned out truck south of Lennox. At this time they think he shot and killed himself, but they don’t know for sure how the fire started.
Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon Police are investigating a possible burglary on Sixth Street.
Officers reported that they were called to a home in the 400 block of Sixth Street on Saturday morning, February 7th, 2015.
Reported stolen was a 32-inch television, valued at $250.
Officers report that there was forcible entry, as both a door to the garage and a door to the home were damaged, causing an estimated $250 in damages.
The alleged theft is thought to have occurred sometime between Thursday, February 5th, and Saturday the 7th.
Hull, Iowa — A Rock Valley man and a Hull teen have been charged in connection with an investigation into an alleged burglary at a school in Hull.
The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says that in the early hours this Wednesday, February 11, they investigated activity at Trinity Christian High School, 1811 Hayes Avenue, in Hull.
The deputies apprehended two people inside of the school. The deputies were investigating suspected burglaries, and say they caught two perpetrators in the act of committing crimes.
Twenty-five-year-old Matthew Kraayenbrink of Rock Valley and a 17-year-old Hull boy were apprehended after they allegedly unlawfully entered the school with the intention of committing criminal activity.
Deputies say Kraayenbrink was charged with second degree burglary, third degree burglary and using a juvenile to commit a criminal offense.
The boy was cited into juvenile court on a third degree burglary charge, and was released to his parents.
Sioux Center, Iowa — A Sioux Center man was taken to the hospital after an accident in Sioux Center.
The Sioux Center Police reports that about 5:30 PM on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 29 -year-old Todd Rozeboom was driving a 1990 Ford southbound on 20th Street NE. Sixty-four year-old Christopher Forest was southbound on a business drive in a 2003 Ford pickup.
The report says that Forest stopped to look both directions before entering 20th Street to go westbound. He says when he looked east he didn’t see Rozeboom. The officer’s report does say there was a large snow drift pushed up along the north side of the street. When Forest pulled out, Rozeboom attempted to stop, but was unable to, due to snow and ice on the road, and struck the back of the Forest vehicle.
The Sioux Center Ambulance took Rozeboom to Sioux Center Health Hospital.
Rozeboom ‘s Ford sustained $ 2200 in damages, and Forest ‘s pickup sustained $4000 in damages.