Doon Man’s Car Damaged In Car Vs. Deer Accident

deer portrait iowa dnrDoon, Iowa On Wednesday, (01/23/13) at approximately 7:26 A.M. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an accident occurring at Grant Avenue and 260th Street involving one vehicle striking a deer.

James Hoogendoorn 66 years of age, from Doon, was driving his 2009 Chevy Impala traveling west on 260th Street just passing Grant Avenue when a deer attempted to run across the road. Hoogendoorn struck the animal.

Hoogendoorn’s Chevy received approximately $4000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


George Woman Arrested On Warrant

lyonsheriff_dinkyRock Rapids, Iowa — A George woman was arrested on a warrant on Tuesday (1/22).

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that Kimberly Kay Cox from George, IA was arrested on a warrant from Minnehaha County for DUI 3rd. Cox was also charged with Fugitive From Justice by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.


Car Driven By George Teen Damaged In Accident

AccidentGeneric 2George, Iowa — On January 20, 2013 at approximately 11:03 A.M. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one vehicle accident.

Ethan D. Christians, 17, of George was operating a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix in the 4000 block of 190th Street, about a mile and a half north of George, when he lost control of the vehicle due to road conditions. His vehicle entered the north ditch causing approximately $2300 dollars in damage.

Christians was not injured.


Three Escape Injury In Accident Involving Snowplow Near Hospers

snowplow accidentHospers, Iowa — Three vehicles, one of them a snowplow, were damaged in an accident on Sunday (1/20), and their drivers were able to escape injury.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:35 AM, 46-year-old Rodney Olson of Paullina was driving a 2007 International snowplow for the Iowa Department of Transportation. He was traveling southbound on Highway 60, two miles north of Hospers, clearing snow from the roadway. Twenty-seven-year-old Anthony Canoles of Sioux City was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, also southbound on Highway 60. He was following the snowplow. Fifty-eight-year-old Dennis Dietzler of Edina, MN was driving a 2007 Dodge Caravan southbound on Highway 60 following Canoles’ vehicle. Canoles’ vehicle struck the rear of the snowplow; Dietzler’s vehicle then struck Canoles’ vehicle.

No injuries were reported.

The snowplow sustained $7,000 damage. The Chevrolet received $8,000 damage and the Dodge $5,000 damage.

Canoles was issued a citation for following too closely.


Sheldon Police Take Several Theft Reports

sheldon pd police car rearSheldon, Iowa — The Sheldon Police made some arrests and covered several theft reports in the past few days.

On Tuesday, January 15th, the police arrested 58-year-old Juan Salas of Sheldon on charges of Driving While Barred and Third Offense OWI. He was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.

On Wednesday night or Thursday morning, the 17th or 18th, someone stole guns and a bow from an address on Ninth Avenue. Stolen were about $1450 in guns, two bows, valued at a total of $250, and a wallet containing credit cards, a driver’s license and $30 in cash.

The police also investigated the theft of a 2003 Ford Windstar van, valued at $6,000 from an address on 14th Street. That happened during the same time period as the gun theft. The van was recovered later in the day.

On Friday, January 18th, the Sheldon Police say they took a report that someone stole a Cobra CB radio with mounting bracket from an address on 16th Street.

Also on Friday, the police took a report of a Kenwood car stereo and a $10 bill being stolen overnight from a truck parked in the parking lot at 405 Pine Street. The stereo was valued at $300.

Also on Friday, the police took a report of another overnight theft from a vehicle. This one happened while the vehicle was parked in the garage A Garmin GPS and a radar detector, a checkbook, and assorted credit cards and $600 in scrip cards, valued at a combined total of $850 were taken.

They also took a report that sometime between Tuesday the 15th and Friday the 18th, someone damaged the two right side tires on a vehicle in the parking lot of 1430 Oak Street. They were valued at $240.

The Sheldon Police took the report of a bad two-party check issued to Hy-Vee on Sunday, January 13th. The check was originally drawn on an account owned by Coral Cleaning Company of Sheldon, in the amount of $461.

Sheldon Officers also arrested 29-year-old Anthony White of Ashton on a charge of Second Offense OWI. He was taken into custody and taken to jail in Primghar.

The police also cited 24-year-old Emily Dubois on Sunday (1/20) on a charge of Driving Under Suspension. She was cited and released.