Inwood Man Arrested After Accident

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookRock Valley, Iowa — An Inwood man was arrested after an accident near Rock Valley on Monday, January 25th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 8:54 pm on Monday, 40-year-old Juan Dominguez-Flores of Inwood was driving a 2000 GMC Jimmy northbound on Highway 18, eight miles northwest of Rock Valley. According to the report, Dominguez-Flores lost control of the vehicle, entered the east ditch and rolled.

The Jimmy received $4000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

The report continues that Dominguez-Flores was arrested with charges of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, no insurance (accident related) and failing to maintain control of a motor vehicle


Vehicle Rollover Near Inwood

lyonsheriffInwood, Iowa — A South Dakota man’s vehicle was damaged after it rolled near Inwood on Monday, January 25th.

The Lyon County Sheriff’ Office reports that at about 5:38 pm on Monday, 43-year-old Paul Berg of Brandon, South Dakota was driving a 2000 Ford Ranger two miles south of the West Lyon School on Chestnut Avenue. According to the report, Berg lost control of his vehicle due to icy road conditions, entered the east ditch and rolled over onto the driver’s side.

The Ranger received $7000 damage.

No injuries were reported


Hartley Man Allegedly Had Drugs When Arrested On Warrants

lightbar with hand cuffsHartley, Iowa — A Hartley man faces potential charges in O’Brien County after being arrested by a Clay County Deputy Sheriff recently.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, a Clay County Deputy made contact with 30-year old Jeremy Dean Bobzien of Hartley because he had prior knowledge that there were active arrest warrants for Bobzien.  Deputies say the warrants, for Interference With Official Acts and Trespassing, were confirmed and Bobzien placed under arrest.  According to authorities, upon searching Bobzien, deputies recovered a hypodermic syringe and a cellophane wrapper containing eight white pills, which were reportedly identified as Hydrocodone.

Bobzien was transported to the Clay County Jail in Spencer.  Deputies say that, since the initial contact with Bobzien was made on the Clay-O’Brien County Line, slightly inside O’Brien County, the syringe and pills wee turned over to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office, where charges are pending.


Accident At Hospers Intersection

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHospers, Iowa — Two vehicles were damaged at an intersection at a Hospers intersection in Hospers on Saturday, January 23rd.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 2:06 pm on Saturday, 81-year-old Keith Bilsland of Sheldon was driving a 2008 Buick LaCrosse eastbound on 400th Street in Hospers. Fifty-eight-year-old Gary Christoffel of Granville was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on Hospers Drive South. According to the report, Bilsland stopped for the stop sign at Hospers Drive South, drove into the intersection, and struck Christoffel.

The Buick received $2000 damage. The Chevrolet received $1500 damage.

No injuries were reported


Orange City Pair Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

Orange City, Iowa – Two Orange City residents face felony narcotics charges after their arrest by deputies of the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

L: Robyn Collins  R: Scott Smith
L: Robyn Collins R: Scott Smith

Sioux County authorities say 51-year old Robyn Collins and 31-year old Scott Smith are each charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent To Deliver, a Class D Felony, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Authorities say the arrests stem from a search warrant that was executed at a residence in northwest Orange City.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Orange City Police Department.


Spencer Woman Hits Bridge

orange city alton police oc pd ocpdOrange City, Iowa — A Spencer woman’s vehicle was damaged in an accident on Saturday, January 23rd near Orange City.

The Orange City Police Department reports that at about 11:14 am on Saturday, 20-year-old Mackenzie Schindler of Spencer was driving a 2003 GMC Pickup southbound on Highway 60. According to the report, Schindler lost control on a bridge due to icy surface conditions and struck the bridge.

The GMC received $3000 damage.

No injuries were reported.