South Dakota Teen Arrested At Casino

Lyon Sheriff Facebook HeaderLarchwood, Iowa — A South Dakota teen was arrested in Larchwood on Thursday, June 30th.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that on Thursday, June 30, 2016, 18-year-old Madisen M. White of Brandon South Dakota was arrested on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. According to the report, Lyon County deputies assisted in an investigation at the Grand Falls Casino with a casino DCI agent and South Dakota law enforcement officers in regards to illegal narcotics activity possibly in a motel room. During the course in the investigation, several subjects were identified along with vehicles involved.

Lyon County K-9’s were utilized and alerted on two vehicles involved.

This case is still under investigation.


Ireton Man Injured After Hitting Cow

cow cattle black white faceSioux Center, Iowa — An Ireton man was injured after he struck a cow near Sioux Center in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 7th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 3:37 am on Thursday, 61-year-old Robert Vanderplas of Ireton was driving a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup southbound on Eagle Avenue, six miles west of Sioux Center. According to the report, Vanderplas struck a black cow on the roadway.

The Dodge received $5,500 damage.

Vanderplas reported minor injuries, but refused further medical attention.


Orange City Woman Hits Dog

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookSioux Center, Iowa — An Orange City woman’s vehicle was damaged after she struck a dog on the roadway near Sioux Center on Wednesday, July 6th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 10:50 pm, 29-year-old Emily Te Velde of Orange City was driving a 2007 Chrysler Sebring northbound on Hickory Avenue, one mile east of Sioux Center. According to the report, Te Velde struck a dog on the roadway.

The Chrysler received $3,500 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Rock Valley Teen Injured in Collision

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookRock Valley, Iowa — A Rock Valley teen was injured after her vehicle struck a cement truck near Rock Valley on Tuesday, July 5th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:20 pm on Tuesday, 29-year-old Joel Koedam of Lester was driving a 2003 Peterbilt cement truck westbound on 300th street, three miles northwest of Rock Valley. Sixteen-year-old Katlien VanderWeide of Rock Valley was driving a 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor southbound on Dogwood Avenue. According to the report, the two met in the intersection where the accident happened.

The Peterbilt received $3,000 damage. The Mitsubishi received $6,000 damage.

VanderWeide reported minor injuries and sought medical attention on her own.


Akron Man Escapes Injury When Vehicle Hits Tree

sioux county sheriff emblemHawarden, Iowa — An Akron man struck a tree near Hawarden on Sunday, July 3rd.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11:03 am on Sunday, 27-year-old James Scott was driving a 2008 Kia Sorento northbound near the exit of the Deer Run Campground area. According to the report, Scott became distracted by a falling object inside of the vehicle, left the roadway and struck a tree.

The Kia received $6000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Sioux County Conservation.


Three Injured in Hawarden Accident

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHawarden, Iowa — Three people were injured in an accident on Saturday, July 2nd near Hawarden.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 4:20 pm on Saturday, 19-year-old Shayla Bushby of Hawarden was driving a 2003 Mercury Sable northbound on Cherry Avenue, three miles northeast of Hawarden. Thirty-nine-year-old Aaron Rochholz of Council Bluffs was driving a 2013 Hyundai Accent eastbound on 420th Street. According to the report, Rochholz stopped for the stop sign at Cherry Avenue, began crossing Cherry Avenue and was struck by Bushby in the intersection.

The Mercury received $7000 damage. The Hyundai received $14,000 damage.

Bushby was transported by private vehicle to the Hawarden Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Rochholz and a passenger reported minor injuries and refused further medical treatment.