Osceola County Sheriff Makes Pair Of Arrests

Sibley, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office has made a couple of recent arrests.
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A Sibley man was arrested this week on a warrant for harassment and trespassing charges.

The Oscoela County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 they arrested 59-year-old Joel Michael Kruger of Sibley on an outstanding warrant on charges of Harassment and Trespassing, both Simple Misdemeanors. The Sheriff’s Office says Kruger allegedly entered a residence in Sibley and began yelling at the victim.  He was booked into the Osceola County Jail and released after posting $300 bond.

A Sibley woman was arrested this week on charges related to a domestic situation.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday, January 25, 2015, they arrested 61-year-old Marita Elsa Buckalew of Sibley on a charge of Domestic Abuse, a Simple Misdemeanor.  The Sheriff’s Office says Buckalew allegedly assaulted a male at a residence in Sibley.  She was booked into the jail and released after posting a $300 bond.

Orange City Woman Arrested

Everly, Iowa — An Orange City woman faces drug and other charges after a traffic stop on Highway 18 near Everly.

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The Clay County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday night, January 26th, they arrested 21-year-old Sarah Eubank of Orange City in the 1100 mile of Highway 18.

A Clay County Deputy initiated a traffic stop for a traffic violation and at that point saw open bottles of alcoholic beverages in the vehicle. During a search for other open containers, the deputy allegedly discovered a substance thought to be marijuana in the center console. Upon further investigation, it was found Eubank was driving while her license was suspended.

The deputy arrested Eubank, charging her with possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, a serious misdemeanor, and no proof of insurance, speeding and driving under suspension, all simple misdemeanors.

Eubank was held on a $1,000 cash or surety bond in the Clay County Jail in Spencer.

One Arrested On Theft Charge, One On Domestic Assault Charge In Separate Cases

Orange City, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office has made two recent arrests in separate cases.
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A Rock Valley man has been accused of taking money meant for his former employer.

The sheriff’s office says that on Wednesday morning, January 28, they arrested 30-year-old Damon Van Veldhuizen of Rock Valley.
The arrest stemmed from an extensive investigation into an alleged financial crime that had occurred at the Double V Dairy near Rock Valley. Upon further investigation, deputies believe that Van Veldhuizen misappropriated funds meant for his former employer, the Double V Dairy.

Van Veldhuizen was arrested on a charge of Second Degree Theft.
The case remains under investigation.

A Sheldon man has been accused of domestic assault.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they investigated a report of a domestic disturbance on Tuesday evening, January 27. The alleged assault is reported to have occurred at a home two miles northwest of Sheldon. Upon further investigation, deputies believe that 70-year-old John Wolfswinkel of Sheldon allegedly assaulted a family member.

Wolfswinkel was arrested and charged with domestic assault.  

Sheldon Police Report Fender Bender

Sheldon, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged in a minor accident Tuesday in Sheldon.  Sheldon Police say that about 8:25 Tuesday morning 61-Sheldon PD car police spdyear old Charmain Gesink of Sheldon was backing her 2003 Chrysler minivan from a driveway on South 9th Avenue and backed into a 2012 Hyundai SanteFe which was legally parked across the street.

Damage to Gesink’s Chrysler was estimated to be about $1500, with $3000 damage reported to the Hyundai.  Gesink was reportedly ticketed for unsafe backing.

No injuries were reported.

Car Sought After Hit & Run In Doon

Doon, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for help to try to find a car involved in an accident in Doon.
They report that about 2:30 Monday afternoon, January 26, 2015, 76-year-old John Van Surksum of Doon was northbound on Hubbard Avenue in his 2006 Buick Lucerne. A white car was eastbound on South First Street when it entered the intersection and struck Van Surksum’s vehicle in the left rear. The white car continued east on South First Street and was not seen again.

Van Surksum’s Buick received approximately $700 in damages and the damage to the white car is unknown. No injuries were reported.

If you have information on the white car involved in this accident please call the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department at 712-472-8300.

Sheldon Police Arrest Two, Take Theft Report

Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon police arrested a pair of Sheldon residents in separate incidents on Thursday, January 22nd, and took the report of a theft from a residence on Friday, January 23rd.

sheldon police pd car door logoAccording to information released by the Sheldon Police Department, 37-year old Clarence Melvin Paulsen of Sheldon was arrested on a 5th Degree Theft Warrant issued by the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office.  The arrest took place about 1:15 Thursday afternoon.  Paulsen was transported to the O’Brien County Jail in Primghar.

Around 2:55 Thursday afternoon Sheldon Police say they observed 25-year old Allison Jerel Stone of Sheldon allegedly operating a motor vehicle on North 7th Avenue in Sheldon.  According to the report, Stone was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, and taken to jail in Primghar.

During the noon hour on Friday, police received a report of a package containing approximately $50 worth of Tupperware products that had been stolen from the front door of a residence in the 1900 block of East 9th Street.