Sheldon Emergency Personnel Respond To Accident

Sheldon, Iowa– A Sheldon man’s car and a Ashton woman’s minivan were damaged in a crash on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in Sheldon.
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The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 6:45 p.m., 64-year-old Daniel Hall of Sheldon was driving a 2000 Oldsmobile westbound on Highway 18 at Sheldon Crossing. They report that 41-year-old Daniela Martens of Ashton was southbound on Runger Avenue in a 2002 Chrysler minivan.

The report says that the Hall Olds struck the Martens minivan, which was turning left onto Highway 18 to travel east.

Hall’s Oldsmobile sustained $2500 in damages, and Martens’s Chrysler minivan sustained $3500 in damages. Both cars were driven away from the scene.

Martens was charged with failure to yield from a stop sign.

The Sheldon Community Ambulance Team, Sheldon Fire Company, and Sheldon Emergency Management personnel assisted at the scene.

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Sheldon, Iowa — Sheldon emergency responders responded to an accident on Tuesday evening in front of Taco John’s on Highway 18.

The accident at what is called “Sheldon Crossing” happened about 6:45 PM. The Sheldon Community Ambulance Team, Sheldon Fire Company, Sheldon Emergency Management, and law enforcement were at the scene.

No further details are available at this time.

Sanborn Man Charged In Cherokee County Assault

Welch, Robert - BookingCherokee, Iowa — A Sanborn man has been charged following the investigation into an alleged assault that happened in Cherokee County earlier this month.

According to Cherokee County authorities, the arrest of 32-year old Robert Welch of Sanborn stemmed from the investigation into an alleged assault that too place in Cherokee County on August 18th.  Sheriff’s officials say that, upon completion of their investigation, they believe that Welch had assaulted a male subject.

Cherokee County officials say an arrest warrant was issued for Welch, for Assault Causing Bodily Injury, and he subsequently turned himself in.  Authorities say Welch was released on a $1-thousand bond.

Assault Causing Bodily Injury is a Serious Misdemeanor.

Sioux Authorities Seek Public’s Help

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookHospers, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about a Monday morning traffic accident near Hospers, to contact the Sheriff’s Office.

According to authorities, About 7:00 am Monday, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a motor vehicle accident that occurred on Kennedy Avenue, six miles northwest of Hospers.    Deputies say someone was driving a 2006 Chrysler Town & Country minivan southbound on Kennedy Avenue, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and entered the west ditch. The vehicle became stuck in the ditch. The driver reportedly left the area and could not be located. The Chrylser sustained approximately $200 in damage.

If you have any information about this accident, or the driver’s identity, please contact the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office.

Three Vehicle Accident At Million Dollar Corner

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookMaurice, Iowa — Three vehicles were damaged in an accident in the evening hours of Thursday, August 18th near Maurice.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 7:04 pm, 29-year-old Jennifer Sheeler of Hartley was driving a 2013 Toyota Camry westbound on Highway 10 and stopped at the stop sign at Highway 75, two miles north of Maurice. Thirty-one-year-old Eric Oolman of Orange City was driving a 2011 Ford Expedition southbound on Highway 75. 74-year-old Verna Lammey of Woonsocket, South Dakota was driving a 2008 Ford Taurus northbound on Highway 75. According to the report, Lammey was stopped, waiting for traffic before attempting to turn left onto Highway 10. Sheeler drove into the intersection, struck Oolman and the impact caused Scheeler’s Vehicle to strick Lammey in the intersection.

The Toyota and Expedition each received $10,000 damage. The Taurus received $5,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Sioux Center Police Department, Sioux Center Ambulance and Maurice First Responders.

OC Man Hospitalized Following Rollover Crash

Sioux Sheriff 84-8 FacebookBoyden, Iowa — An Orange City man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Friday night (August 19th) southeast of Boyden.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened about 8:15 Friday evening, when a 1998 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by 32-year old Daniel Barrera, of Orange City, was eastbound on 350th Street, 3 miles southeast of Boyden.  Authorities say Barrera lost control of his SUV, entered the south ditch and rolled the vehicle.

Barrera was reportedly transported by Boyden Ambulance to Sanford Sheldon Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

Barrera’s Trailblazer sustained approximately $3-thousand damage.

Deputies say alcohol is believed to have been involved in the accident, which remains under investigation.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Boyden Fire Department, and Boyden Ambulance.

Inwood Man Injured, Arrested After Crash

accident wordLarchwood, Iowa — An Inwood man was taken to the hospital, then to jail, following a one-vehicle accident near Larchwood Friday evening (August 19th).

According to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened about 8:15 Friday evening, when a vehicle driven by 40-year old Barry Bomgaars, of Inwood, was southbound on Cherry Avenue, about 2 miles south of Laarchwood.  Authorities say Bomgaars didn’t slow down enough to effectively negotiate the “T” intersection at 160th Street, causing his vehicle to skid out of control.  The vehicle reportedly came to rest on it’s wheels, in the south ditch of 160th Street.

According to the accident report, Bomgaars was transported to the Sanford Rock Rapids Hospital, by Lyon County EMS, for treatment of minor injuries.

After being released from the hospital, he was taken to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, where an OWI investigation was completed.  Upon completion of that investigation, deputies say Bomgaars was arrested and booked into the Lyon County Jail for Operating While Intoxicated 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor.  Bomgaars was also reportedly issued a citation for Failure To Maintain Control of a Vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office worked the accident scene in conjunction with Larchwood Fire and Rescue, Larchwood EMS, and the Lyon County Ambulance service.