California Woman Arrested On Drug Charges After Traffic Stop Near Boyden

Boyden, Iowa — A California woman has been arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop near Boyden on Monday, January 12.
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A little before 1 PM that day, a Sioux County deputy made a traffic stop on Kennedy Avenue, two miles north of Boyden. The deputy suspected that the driver was under the influence of alcohol.

The driver was 47-year-old Terry Tiedeman of Huntington Beach, California. She was arrested and charged with third offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of a court-ordered protection order.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol.

Larchwood Woman Arrested After Western Sioux County Accident

Rural Sioux County, near Fairview, SD — A Larchwood woman has been arrested after an accident near Fairview, on the Iowa side of the river.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:15 PM, 20-year-old Marisa Groeneweg of Larchwood was driving a 1999 Buick Century southbound on Highway 18, about six miles south of Inwood, when she lost control of the vehicle, which entered the east ditch and rolled.  

Groeneweg reported minor injuries but declined further medical attention.

The Buick sustained approximately $5,000 in damages.

Upon further investigation, deputies suspected that Groeneweg was under the influence of alcohol.  

Groeneweg was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and failing to maintain control of her vehicle.

Rock Valley Man Airlifted From Scene After Alvord Area Accident

Alvord, Iowa — A Rock Valley man was airlifted to a Sioux Falls hospital after an accident near Alvord on Monday, January 12, 2015.
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The Iowa State Patrol reports that about 4:20 PM, 52-year-old Robert Hepp of Hartford, South Dakota was westbound on 210th Street, about two and a half miles east of Alvord in a 2004 Peterbilt semi. Thirty-eight-year old Aaron Westra of Rock Valley was southbound on Fir Avenue in a 1996 Buick.

Westa failed to stop for a stop sign according to the report, and drove into the passenger side of the truck.

Westra was trapped and was freed mechanically. The Avera Care Flight helicopter landed at the scene and transported Westa to Avera Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

The investigation continues.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and rescue crews from Inwood, Rock Rapids, and Alvord assisted Iowa State Patrol troopers on the scene.

Incidents And Accidents From Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Here are the latest minor incidents and accidents from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Officelyonsheriff

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a one vechicle accident on January 9, 2015 at approximately 5:45AM .The accident occured on the 2500 Block of Hwy 18 south of Inwood. Austin J Bohlke (34) of Inwood, Iowa was operating a 2006 GMC Denali owned by Richard Bohlke. Bohlke was driving south on Hwy 18 and struck a snow drift and lost control striking a guradrail. No injuries were reported and Bohlke’s vehicle sustained approximately $1,500.00 in damages.

On Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at approximately 10:15 AM, The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at S Carroll Street and 3rd Avenue in Rock Rapids. Darwin Korthals (67) of Rock Rapids was driving a 1988 Ford Pick up northbound on S Carroll Street. Erin Reed (38) of Rock Rapids was driving a 2002 Buick and had stopped at the stop sign at 3rd Avenue. Reed pulled away from the stop sign and collided with Korthals in the intersection. No injuries were reported. The Korthals vehicle sustained approximately $750.00 in damages while the Reed vehicle sustained approximately $2,000.00 in damages. Reed was cited for Failure to Yield to Vehicle on the Right.

On January 2, 2015, at approximately 8:00 AM, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at the intersection of IA Highway 9 and Fig Avenue. Kevin R Metzger (55) of Rock Rapids, IA, was operating a 1995 Ford Van pulling a trailer, both owned by Leuthold Plbg, Htg & Elec of Lester. Metzger was attempting to turn south onto Fig Avenue and was struck by Dennis L Van Maanen (67) of Hull, IA who was operating a 2014 Peterbuilt tractor pulling a 2015 Trailer, both owned by AD Trucking of Hull. Van Maanen struck the right side of Metzger’s vehicle and both units came to a stop in the ditch. No injuries were reported. Metzger’s vehicle sustained approximately $1,500 in damages, while Van Maanen’s sustained approximately $10,000 in damages. Van Maanen was cited for Following too Closely.

Two Sioux Falls Men Arrested, Charged With March Burglary In Little Rock

Rock Rapids, Iowa — Two Sioux Falls men have been charged in a burglary case in Little Rock from back in March of 2014.
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The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department reports that they charged 30-year-old Nathan Bradley Perkins and 19-year-old Jared Christian Gates, both of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with 3rd degree burglary, a Class D Felony; and 4th degree criminal mischief, a Serious Misdemeanor.

The two are accused of burglarizing the Bucksaw Bar in Little Rock, Iowa on March 14, 2014.

Both men are currently in the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls on separate charges.

Nine Arrested On Drug-Related Charges In Orange City

Orange City, Iowa — Nine people, seven of them from Orange City have been arrested and charged with drug-related offenses.
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The Sioux County Sheriff’s office reports that in the 1 AM hour on Wednesday, January 7, their deputies carried out a search warrant following a drug investigation at an apartment on Fourth Street SE in Orange City.

Upon further investigation, deputies found marijuana, cocaine, acid paper, THC wax and drug paraphernalia.

Elizabeth Winship, age 18, of St. John, IN, Zacariah Wothe, age 21, of Le Mars, IA, Chance Wetter, age 19, Kevin Moore, age 21, Trey Beltman, age 19, Sierra Johnson age 20, Cody Langel, age 19, Samantha Van Grouw, age 18, and Sarah Eubank, age 21, all of Orange City, were arrested and charged with possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.