Hull Man’s Vehicle Strikes Deer

deer portrait iowa dnrRock Valley, Iowa — A Hull man’s vehicle was damaged after his vehicle hit a deer on Sunday, November 15th near Rock Valley.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 10:02 pm on Sunday, 59-year-old Melvin Te Slaa was driving a 2012 Ford Expedition eastbound on 290th Street, 12 miles west of Rock Valley. According to the report, Te Slaa struck a deer on the roadway.

The Ford received $3000 damage.

No injuries were reported

Car Rolls Into Pole, Pole Falls Onto Building

O'Brien Sheriff 71-6Primghar, Iowa — A light pole fell onto a Primghar business after it was struck by a car in Primghar on Monday, November 9th.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 10:48 am on Monday, 50-year-old Jean Leonard was driving a 2007 Dodge Durango, backing up from a parking spot, attempting to go westbound 1st Street Northeast in Primghar. According to the report, the Dodge would not stop rolling backwards and struck a decorative light pole causing to the pole to fall into a Blooms and Heirlooms.

The Dodge received $527 damage. The decorative light pole owned by the city of Primghar received $2339 damage. Blooms and Heirlooms roof received $200 damage.

No injuries were reported

Sanborn Man Injured in Accident

O'BrienSheriff obriensheriff O'Brien SheriffSanborn, Iowa — A Sanborn man was injured after an accident near Sanborn on Friday, November 13th.

The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 6:30 pm, 20-year-old Austen Gonnerman was driving a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am westbound on 320th Street east of Sanborn. Twenty-nine-year-old Nick Hibma of Harris was driving a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta westbound in front of Gonnerman, signaling to turn left onto Silver Avenue. According to the report, Gonnerman was distracted by checking his speed and rear ended Hibma. Both vehicles were disabled after the accident and had to be towed from the scene.

The Pontiac and the Jetta each received $4000 damage.

Gonnerman was taken by private vehicle to Sanford Sheldon for undisclosed injuries.

Sibley Man Arrested On Felony Charge

Sibley, Iowa — A Sibley man was arrested on a felony charge and was taken to jail early Saturday morning.
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The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that one of their deputies arrested 40-year-old Loran Ray Boettcher of Sibley.

Boettcher was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated – 3rd or subsequent offense, a class D felony.

The report says Boettcher was booked into the Osceola County Jail and at last report was being held on a $5,000 bond.

They say the arrest stemmed from an investigation of a parked vehicle that was left running.

Sheldon Man Avoids Deer, Rolls Vehicle

sioux county sheriff emblemSheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon man avoided deer on the roadway but in turn hit a bridge guardrail on Friday, November 13th near Sheldon.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 12:17 am, 20-year-old Matthew Henning was driving a 1999 Ford F-150 eastbound on 330th Street, one mile west of Sheldon. According to the report, Henning swerved to avoid deer on the roadway, lost control of his vehicle, struck a bridge guardrail, entered the south ditch and rolled.

The Ford received $8000 damage.

Henning reported minor injuries and declined further medical attention.

Hospers Woman’s Vehicle Damage After Deer Accident

sioux county sheriff emblemBoyden, Iowa — A Hospers Woman hit a deer on the roadway on Thursday, November 12th near Boyden.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11:57 pm on Thursday, 54-year-old Julie Smith of Hospers was driving a 2013 Kia Sol southbound on Kingbird Avenue, six miles south of Boyden. According to the report, she struck a deer on the roadway.

The Kia received $6000 damage.

No injuries were reported