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08/13/2019 EOW

In the early morning hours of Friday, August 9th the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single motor vehicle accident involving Deputy Stephanie Schreurs, a 24-year veteran. Deputy Schreurs sustained incapacitating injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for injuries sustained in the accident. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is deeply saddened to report that in the early afternoon hours of August 13th, Deputy Schreurs succumbed to her injuries. The crash remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol. A technical collision investigation is being completed by the Iowa State Patrol.

At this time, the family is requesting privacy. A memorial fund has been established in honor of Deputy Schreurs at Security Savings Bank in Larchwood, Iowa. This is the only official memorial fund in existence. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is thankful for the outpouring of support they have received from the surrounding law enforcement agencies, first responders, medical staff, and community. Funeral arrangements are pending and details will be released when available.(AA)

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8/11/2019 ARREST

On August 11, 2019 at about 8:15pm Lyon County Deputies responded to a report of a fight in progress in Larchwood.  Prior to deputies arriving both parties involved left the scene in a vehicle.  Witnesses were able to provide a description of the vehicle.  The vehicle was located in the 1200 block of Cherry Avenue, just northwest of Larchwood.  The vehicle was occupied by Bailee Schackart, age 19, of South Portsmouth, Kentucky and Haylee Hennings, age 18, of Sioux Falls,SD.  While investigating the original complaint, deputies discovered both Hennings and Schackart were in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Both subjects were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) a serious misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.  They were lodged in the Lyon County Jail with a bond of $1300 cash or surety each. (SW)

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8/9/2019 ACCIDENT

LYON COUNTY, Iowa -- On the morning of 08-09-2019 the Lyon County Sherriff’s office requested the Iowa State Patrol investigate a single-vehicle motor vehicle accident involving a Deputy.

The preliminary investigation shows that crash occurred on K52/Hickory Ave. JSO 160th St.  A Lyon County Deputy was operating a 2018 Ford Explorer Police SUV NB in non-emergency status on K52 entering a sharp curve to the right.  The SUV left the roadway to the left, entered the ditch, vaulted a private driveway, and rolled.  The SUV came to rest on the driver's side on the gravel driveway.  

The Deputy sustained incapaciting injuries and was flown by air ambulance to Sioux Falls, SD.

This crash remains under investigation by the Iowa State Patrol.  A technical collision investigation is being completed by the Iowa State Patrol.

Other agencies assisting at the scene were the Lyon County Ambulance, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Rock Rapids Fire and Rescue.

Please direct any media inquiries to Sheriff Stewart Vander Stoep or Lieutenant Matthew W. Williams. (AA)

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8/6/2019 ARREST

On 8/6/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Nathan Raman (38) of Hull on a valid Lyon County arrest warrant for Criminal Mischief-4th Degree, a serious misdemeanor. Raman was originally arrested by the Sioux CountySheriff’s Office before being transported to the Lyon County jail on a $1,000 bond. (MAB)

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8/4/2019 ARREST

On Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:30 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office located a vehicle parked at the intersection of Highway 9 and Garfield Ave. The deputy made contact with the driver and identified him as Philip Lorch, age 27, of Harris, IA. Lorch was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was subsequently placed under arrest for operating while intoxicated 2nd offense. He was also cited for stopping on traveled highway. Lorch was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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8/4/2019 ARRST

On Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12:03 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office made contact with Kristopher Kennedy, age 28, of Sioux Falls, SD. Kennedy was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance. Kennedy was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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8/2/2019 ARREST

On August 1, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Kevin Crafton, age 26, of Sheldon, Iowa.  Crafton was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant for violation of probation.  He was lodged in the Lyon CountyJail. (SW)

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8/2/2019 ARREST

On August 1, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a property dispute in Rock Rapids.  While investigating the incident the deputy on scene discovered one of the involved parties had an outstanding arrest warrant from Washington County, Minnesota.  As a result the deputy arrested Ciara Anderson, age 25, of Saint Paul, Minnesota.  Anderson was also charged with being a fugitive from justice. (SW)

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8/1/2019 ACCIDENT

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at approximately 1:15 pm, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from Isaac Koch (16) that he put his pickup in the ditch and it rolled over. Mr.Koch was driving a 2007 Chevy Silverado westbound on 270th Street just west of U.S. Highway 18 when he lost control. The vehicle sustained approximately $3,000 damage. Neither Mr.Koch, nor his two passengers received any injuries. (SW)

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7/30/2019  ARREST MADE

On Tuesday, July 30, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Trevor Popkes (22) of Rock Rapids for Supplying Alcohol to Persons Under 21, a Serious Misdemeanor. Popkes was transported to the Lyon County Sheriff'sOffice and released on cash bond.  (LS)

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7/29/2019  ATV ACCIDENT

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 at approximately 9:15 p.m. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an ATV accident in Larchwood, Iowa. Chase Thiessen, age 15, was driving a 2016 Polaris Sportsman ATV southbound on Williams Street, south of Westview Street, when his passenger, Damon Langenhorst, age 45, fell off the back of the ATV.

Mr. Langenhorst, who owns the ATV, was transported to Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD by the Lyon County Ambulance. Also responding to the scene was the Larchwood Emergency Medical Service.  (LS)

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7/27/2019 ARREST

On 7/27/2019, a Lyon County Deputy stopped a motor vehicle in the 1900 block of U.S. 75 for a speeding violation. As a result, a passenger identified as Braxton Coleman (21) of Lincoln, NE, was placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Offense, a serious misdemeanor, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Open Container, simple misdemeanors. Coleman was lodged in the Lyon County Jail on a $1,300 bond. The driver was cited for speeding (83 mph in a 55 mph zone). (AA)

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7/27/2019 ARREST

On 7/27/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Jared Thomas (24) of Larchwood on a valid Plymouth County arrest warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Driving While Barred, an aggravated misdemeanor. Thomas was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (AA)

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7/27/2019 ACCIDENT

On 7-27-19 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa State Patrol investigated a single-vehicle ATV crash at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Main Street in Doon.

The preliminary investigation shows at approximately 3:29pm a 4-wheel ATV was being operated by Joseph Thomas Keegan, age 27 of Rock Rapids. A passenger identified as Jacob Daniel Soodsma, age 25 of Rock Valley was riding on the back of the ATV.

The ATV entered the intersection of 6th Avenue and Main Street from a private residence when Mr. Soodsma fell off the back of the ATV. Soodsma sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Hegg Memorial Hospital in Rock Valley by the Lyon County Ambulance. Mr. Soodsma was later airlifted to Sanford in Sioux Falls.

This crash remains under investigation by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and Iowa State Patrol. A technical collision investigation is being completed by the Iowa State Patrol.

Other agencies assisting at the scene were the Lyon County Ambulance and Doon Fire and Rescue.

Please direct any media inquiries to Sheriff Stewart Vander Stoep or Sergeant Vince Kurtz. (AA)

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7/25/2019 ARREST

On Thursday July 25, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle for speed in Rock Rapids. Kendra White (30) of Cedar Rapids was placed under arrest for Operating While Revoked from OWI test  failure and cited for excessive speed 51mph in 35mph zone. (MAB)

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7/25/2019 ARREST

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2nd Ave and Greene St in Rock Rapids, IA for a unresponsive driver. Matthew Hollister, age 37, of Sioux Falls, SD was identified as the driver. Hollister was found to be under the influence. Hollister was placed under arrest and transported to the Lyon County Jail. Hollister was charged with operating while intoxicated 5th offense, a class D felony. He was also cited for failure to have a valid drivers license and stopping on paved part of highway. (SW)

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7/24/2019 ARREST

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 11:00 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gina Siebring, age 42, of George, IA. Siebring was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest stems from a previous search warrant that was done at Siebring’s residence in George, IA. (MAB)

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07/23/2019 ARREST

On July 23, 2019 a Lyon County Deputy responded to a report of a suspicious person at the Cooperative Energy Company in Rock Rapids.  The deputy encountered 54 year old Kathy Sigmund of Redfield, Iowa.  While speaking with Sigmund the deputy became suspicious of drug activity.  Sigmund was found to be in possession of marijuana as well as other THC related products.  It was also discovered that she had driven to the station while her driver’s license was under revocation for OWI test failure.  Sigmund was arrested and charged with driving while revoked and possession of a controlled substance, both serious misdemeanors.  She was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. (TR)

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07/23/2019 ARRESTS

On 7/23/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated multiple 911 calls about a potential false imprisonment situation in the 200 block of E Iowa Avenue in George. As a result, the below were arrested and charged as follows:

Maner Lewi, 22, of George,  was charged with Misuse of 911 (false reporting), a serious misdemeanor and Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor

Moner Lewi, 25, of George, was charged with Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor

Jessy Neth, 19, of George, was charged with Interference with Official Acts, a simple misdemeanor

All of the individuals were lodged in the Lyon County Jail. (TR)

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7/23/2019 ACCIDENT

On Monday July 22, 2019, at approximately 5:28 pm, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office recieved a 911 call from a female stating her car exploded. Follow up 911 calls revealed that the car was engulfed in flames.

Taryn Slade (31) of Alvord, Ia, was driving her 2016 Hyundai Elantra southbound on Eagle Ave, approximately half of a mile south of 260th, when a portable 5 gallon gas container she was transporting exploded in the trunk of the car..

Slade and her daughter were able to get out of the car and call for help. Both of them were transported to the Rock Valley Hospital and later airlifted to Minneapolis, MN.

Responding to the scene were Doon Fire, Doon Rescue, Iowa State Patrol, Rock Valley Ambulance, Lyon County Ambulance and Lyon County Sheriff's Office. (MAB)

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7/23/2019 ARREST

On July 22, 2019, a Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy responded to Casey's General Store in Rock Rapids for a reported altercation in the parking lot.  During the investigation at scene it was determined that Dennis Zufelt, age 35, of Rock Rapids, was under the influence of alcohol.  Zufelt was placed under arrest for public intoxication and transported to the Lyon County Jail for booking.  Assisting at the scene was the Iowa State Patrol. (MAB)

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7/21/2019 ARREST

On Saturday, July 20, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a report about suspicious persons in Rock Rapids, IA. The sheriff's office located the vehicle leaving the scene and initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation. The driver was identified as Kendra Hodapp, age 28, of Rock Rapids, IA and the passenger was identified as Stacey Myhrum, age 32, of Rock Rapids, IA. Both Hodapp and Myhrum were cited for open container. Myhrum was also placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense. Myrhum was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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7/20/2019 ARREST

On 7/20/2019, a Lyon County Deputy conducted a traffic stop for a speed violation near the intersection of IA 9 and K40. The vehicle initially failed to stop until reaching IA 9 and Dogwood Avenue. The driver was identified as a 13 year old juvenile. Further investigation revealed the driver was under the influence of alcohol. The driver was cited for possession of alcohol under legal age, speeding (77 mph in 55 mph zone), failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, and no valid driver's license. Additionally, the following people were charged:

Manuel DeJesus Garcia Garcia, 34, of Rock Valley was charged with Contributing to the Deliquency of a Minor, Open Container, and Permitting Unauthorized Person to drive, all simple misdemeanors.

Jose Garcia, 36, of Rock Valley was charged with Contributing to the Deliquency of a Minor, Open Container, and Permitting Unauthorized Person to drive, all simple misdemeanors.

Olga Marina Martinez, 24, of Rock Valley was charged with Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor and Permitting Unauthorized Person to drive, both simple misdemeanors.

Additionally, another juvenile was cited for possession of alcohol under legal age.

All of the adults were lodged in the Lyon County Jail. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Erwin's Towing. (AA)

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7/19/2019 ACCIDENT

On 07/19/2019 at approximately 1300 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a 2 vehicle accident at the corner of HWY 9 and HWY 75 Northbound. The investigation of the accident showed that Tagen Cullison (34) of Sioux CIty, Iowa was driving a 2015 Chevy Crew Cab pickup pulling flatbed trailer. Cullsion was southbound on HWY 75 and stopped at the stop sign. Cullison pulled out and was making a left turn on to HWY 9. When Cullison pulled out he did not see Roger Moser (80) of Rock Rapids who was driving a 2008 Chevy Uplander. Moser struck Cullison and the trailer. Moser's vehicle was a total loss and Cullison's vehicle and trailer sustained approximately 3500.00 worth of damage.Moser was transported to Avera Hospital in Rock Rapids and later transfered to Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Lyon County Ambulance and the Rock Rapids Fire Department. (AA)

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7/19/2019

On Friday, July 19, 2019 at 11:13 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped to check on a motorist in the 1200 mile of Highway 75. The juvenile driver and a passenger, Eric Thorson, age 18, of Luverne, MN were both found to be under the influence of alcohol. Thorson was cited for possession of alcohol under legal age and was released. The juvenile driver was the charged with operating while intoxicated and possession of alcohol under legal age. The juvenile was then released to parent.(AA)

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7/18/2019 Arrest

On 07/18/19, a Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested Marshall Redd [34] of George for Theft in the 5th Degree, a simple misdemeanor. Redd’s arrest stems from a complaint of an individual taking items from Casey’s General Store in George, IA without paying. Redd was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (AA)

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7/19/2019 ARREST

On 7/18/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested David Plooster, 26, of Sioux Falls, SD, on a valid Lyon County arrest warrant for Violation of Probation on the original charge of OWI 1st Offense. Plooster was transported from the Minnehaha County Jail to the Lyon County Jail and held on a $1,000 bond. (MAB)

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7/19/2019 ARRESTS

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was called to Premier Bank in Doon, IA for a person attempting to cash a fraudulent check. The Lyon County Conservation and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. Law enforcement contacted an individual as he left the bank as well as a vehicle that was attempting to pick that person up. While investigating it was determined that the same individuals were involved with cashing a fraudulent check earlier that morning at the Premier Bank in Rock Rapids, IA. The following people were arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail.

Jermaine Ivery, age 43, of Atlanta, GA was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

Cameron Holden, age 26, of Atlanta, GA was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony. Holden was also charged with unlawful possession of a prescription drug, a serious misdemeanor.

Phillip Corrigan, age 53, of Sioux Falls, SD was charged with theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

James Storovich, age 25, of Brookings, SD, was charged with theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony. Storovich was also charged with criminal mischief in the 4th degree for damage he caused to patrol car equipment during his arrest.

Jermaine Booker, age 20, of Forsyth, GA was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

Tyrel Red Bird, age 28, of Sioux Falls, SD was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation has been assisting the sheriff’s office with the on-going investigation. (MAB)

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7/17/2019 ARREST

On Tuesday July 16, 2019, at approximately 10:30 PM, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to the Grand Falls Casino for an unruly intoxicated subject.  Christopher Lee Knobloch, age 34, from Larchwood, IA was arrested for public intoxication, a simple misdemeanor, possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor, and possession of a controlled substance, a serious misdemeanor. (MAB)

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07/14/2019 ACCIDENT

On 07/14/2019 at approximately 0050 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a Motorcycle Vs. Deer accident in the 2900 blk of hwy 9. Ronald Thole (59) of Ashton was driving his 2015 Honda Eastbound on Hwy 9 when a Deer came out of the ditch and Thole struck the Deer. Thole was taken to Rock Rapids Avera for minor injuries. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Lyon County Ambulance and the Rock Rapids Fire Department. (AA)

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07/11/2019 ACCIDENT

On 07/11/2019 at approximately 1005 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident on K-52 and 100th street. Upon arrival it was found that Corey Stratton (54) of Rock Rapids was driving a 2019 Ford F150 northbound on K-52, when he met Jonathon Bloemendaal (30) of Rock Valley who was driving a 2013 Dodge Ram pulling a trailer southbound on K-52. As the two vehicles met, a metal bar came off of the back of Bloemendaal's trailer and struck Stratton's pickup. Stratton's Ford received approximately $3,000 worth of damage. (TR)

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07/10/2019 ACCIDENT

On 07/10/2019 at approximately 1515 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a 1 vehicle roll over on 100th street approximately 1/4 mile East of Larch Ave. Daniel Deboer (21) of Sibley was westbound on 100th street when he lost control of the 2002 Ford F150 owned by Farmers Coop Society. The vehicle entered the south ditch and rolled. The vehicle sustained approximately $5,000 worth of damage. Deboer was transported to the Sibley Hospital for minor injuries. Lyon COunty Sheriff's Office was assisted by Little Rock Ambulance and Little Rock Fire and Rescue. (TR)

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7/9/2019 ACCIDENT

On 7/9/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a 1-vehicle rollover accident in the 800 block of S Greene Street. Upon arrival, it was determined that Josh Riibe, 16, of Rock Rapids was northbound through a parking lot before re-entering the roadway again on 9th Avenue and then took a sharp left turn onto S Greene Street. The vehicle lost control control and rolled 1 1/4 times and landed on its passenger side. The vehicle, a red 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, owned by Gregory Spiess of Rock Rapids was considered a total loss. Riibe was cited for Reckless Driving and Failure to Maintain Control. There were no injuries reported. The Sheriff's office was assisted by Lyon County Ambulance, the Rock Rapids Fire Department, the Iowa State Patrol, and Trackside Towing. (AA)

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7/9/2019 ARREST

On 7/9/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Swimp Hamilton, 44, of Inwood, IA, on 2 valid Lyon County arrest warrants for Failure to Appear on the original charges of Theft 4th Degree and Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident. Hamilton was lodged in the Lyon County Jail and will not be eligible for bond until he is arraigned. (AA)

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7/9/2019 ARREST

On July 9, 2019 at about 8:45pm the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Andy Benson, age 31, of Sioux Falls.  The arrest stems from a traffic stop that took place in the 1500 block of Ashley Avenue, southwest of Larchwood, Iowa.  During the traffic stop a deputy became suspicious that Benson was under the influence of alcohol.  After field sobriety tests were performed, Benson was arrested for operating while intoxicated 1st offense, a serious misdemeanor.  Benson was also issued a citation for having an open alcohol container in the vehicle.(AA)

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7/8/2019 ACCIDENT

On Sunday July 7, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle accident in Larchwood IA. James Bosler of Inwood was operating a 2016 Ford 150 when he had a suspected medical event and left the roadway to the right and struck two light poles owned by Lyon REC. Boslers truck sustained approximately $5000 in damage.

 

The Lyon County Sheriffs Office was assisted by Larchwood Fire and Rescue, Lyon County Ambulance, Lyon REC, Inwood Body and Iowa State Patrol.  (SW)

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7/7/2019

On 7/7/2019, Michael Morris, 52, of Kent, WA, was charged with Theft-5th Degree, a simple misdemeanor. Morris was served with this charge in the Lyon County jail where he is being held on other theft charges. (AA)

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7/7/2019

On 07/05/19, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance call in Rock Rapids. After visiting with all parties involved and conducting an on-scene investigation, Tyrell Williams [25] of Memphis, Tennessee was arrest for Domestic Abuse 1st Offense and Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Offense. Tamika Beckom [33] of Rock Rapids, IA was arrested on Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. (MAB)

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7/6/209 ARREST

On Saturday July 6, 2019 at approximately 6:20 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to the area of 200th St and Cleveland Ave for a suspicious person walking on the roadway.  As a result Steven Harvey Frederico, age 26, from Inwood, IA was arrested for possession of a controlled substance (marijuana-serious misdemeanor) and possession of drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor).  (AA)

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7/6/2019 ARREST

On Saturday July 6, 2019 at approximately 3:35 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to a residence in George for a domestic disturbance.  As a result Bradley James Emerson, age 38, from George, IA, was arrested for domestic assault (simple misdemeanor) and criminal mischief 4th degree (serious misdemeanor). (AA)

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7/6/2019 ARREST

On Saturday July 6, 2019 at approximately 1:45 AM a Lyon County Deputy conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on A-34 near Dove Ave.  The driver, Carlos Eduardo Villegas-Carrasco, age 20, from Sibley, IA was arrested for driving while suspended and minor in possession of alcohol under age second or subsequent offense; both simple misdemeanors.  He was also cited for speeding, a simple misdemeanor.  The passenger, Jocelin Fariaz Hinojosa, age 18, from Sibley was cited for minor in possession of alcohol.(AA)

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7/5/2019 ARREST

On 7/5/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a vehicle in the ditch in the 2600 block of K30 (Elmwood Ave). Further investigation revealed that the vehicle had been stolen out of Sioux Falls, SD. A suspect was located a short time later and identified as John Eave, 20, of Sioux Falls, SD. As a result, Eave was charged with Theft 2nd Degree, a class D Felony and Striking Fixtures Upon Roadway, a simple misdemeanor. Eave was transported to the Lyon County Jail on a $5,300 bond. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol, Rock Valley Police Department, Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, and Trackside Towing. (SW)

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7/2/2019 ARREST

On 7/1/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of IA 9 and U.S. Highway 75. As a result, Jason Scott McReynolds, 39, of Lubbock, TX, was arrested and charged with the following:

OWI (drugged) 2nd Offense- aggravated misdemeanor

Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Offense- serious misdemeanor

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- simple misdemeanor

Open Container- simple misdemeanor

Careless Driving- simple misdemeanor

Violation of Financial Liability- simple misdemeanor

Obstructed Vision- simple misdemeanor

McReynolds was lodged in the Lyon County Jail on a $2,300 bond. (MAB)

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7/1/2019 ARREST

On Monday, July 1, 2019 at 2:46 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic at 2121 Goldfinch Ave. Cory Van Tilburg, age 40, of Rock Rapids, IA was found to have assaulted a person at the residence and then obstructed the 911 call when the victim was attempting to call the dispatch center. Van Tilburg was placed under arrest and charged with domestic abuse assault and obstruction of emergency communications. (AA)

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7/1/2019 ARREST

On Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:23 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle on Highway 9 near Dipper Ave. A passenger in the vehicle was identified as Madison Kramer, age 19, of Rock Rapids. Kramer was found to have a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia hidden on her person. Kramer was placed under arrest for the drug offenses and transported to the Lyon County Jail. (AA)

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7/1/2019  ARREST MADE

On Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 11:15 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle for a speed violation at S 9th Ave and S Jansen St in Rock Rapids, IA. The driver was identified as Johny Cervantes Cruz, age 24, of Marshalltown, IA. Cervantes Cruz was placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and possession of methamphetamine. Andres Silva Morales, age 21, of Marshalltown, IA was a passenger in the vehicle and he was cited for open container.  (LS)

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6/29/2019 ARREST

On 6/28/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Heather Kruger on an active warrant for failure to appear on the original charge of Driving While Barred. Kruger was initially arrested in O'Brien County before being transported to the Lyon County Jail where she is being held on a $2,000 cash bond. (TR)

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6/28/2019 ARREST

On 6/27/2019, Michael Morris, 52, of Kent, WA, was charged with Theft-5th Degree, a simple misdemeanor. Morris was served with this charge in the Lyon County Jail where he is being held on other theft charges. (SW)

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6/25/2019 CHARGES

On Monday June 24, 2019 at approximately 10:44 PM a Lyon County Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a Black 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup in the 4300 block of A-34 East of George for speeding. During the traffic stop it was discovered that the driver, 18-Year-old Keaton William Wessels from George, had been consuming alcohol prior to driving. As a result of the traffic stop Wessels was charged with speeding and an .02 violation. (SW)

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6/22/2019 ARREST

On Saturday June 22, 2019 at 7:50 pm the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Katie Ringquist (26) of Little Rock. Ringquist was charged with OWI 1st Offense a Serious Misdemeanor, Neglect of Dependent Person a Class C Felony, Reckless Driving, Excessive Speed (110 mph in a 55 mph zone) and Open Container; all simple Misdemeanors. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. (TR)

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6/19/2019 ACCIDENT

On Wednesday June 19, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle accident in the 500 block of Marshal St. Ethan Johnson (17) of Rock Rapids was operating a 1997 Jeep Northbound on Marshal St when he sideswiped a legally parked 2016 Ram 2500 owned by Jordan Dammann of Little Rock. The Jeep sustained approximately $1000 in damage and the Ram approximately $4000 Johnson was cited for Fail to Maintain Control and Minor in Possession of Tobacco. (AA)

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6/20/2019 ARRESTS

On 06/17/19, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tiffany L. Englert [47] of Luverne, MN and Nicholas X. Stone [25] of Brainerd, MN, on outstanding warrants. Englert was arrested for Probation Violation with an original charge of Credit Card Fraud, an aggravated misdemeanor. Englert was held on $2,000 cash or surety bond. Stone was arrested for Failure to Appear on Theft 2nd, Theft 4th, and Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine 1st offense with a bond of $5,000 cash or surety. (MAB)

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06/17/2019 CHARGE FILED

On 6/17/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office charged Michael Morris, 52, of Kent, Washington, with Theft (Possession of Stolen Property) 3rd Degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. Morris was currently in the Lyon County Jail on other theft charges when he was served with this charge. (AA)

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06/16/2019 ACCIDENT

On Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 1:53 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a car versus deer accident in the 1200 mile of Highway 75. Kyle Statema, age 39, was operating a 2011 Chevrolet Traverse when a deer entered the roadway. No injuries were reported and Statema's vehicle sustained approximately $4,000 in damages. Statema was cited for failure to have a valid drivers license. (TR)

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6/14/2019 ARRESTS

On Friday, June 14, 2019, at 6:45 PM a vehicle was observed driving in to a parking lot in Rock Rapids with an expired registration. As the deputy waited for the vehicle to leave, the driver of the vehicle changed seating positions with a passenger. Once the vehicle left the parking lot a traffic stop occurred near Bradley St and Highway 9 in Rock Rapids, IA. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dakota Strubbe, age 19, of Sheldon, IA. Strubbe was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance. She was placed under arrest for the drug violations and was also cited for the registration violation. The original driver of the vehicle who was now a passenger was identified as Dakota Clark, age 19, of Sheldon, IA. Clark was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Clark was placed under arrest for the drug violation and was also cited for driving while suspended. Lawrence Ruotolo Jr, age 18, of Sheldon, IA was a passenger in the vehicle and was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and also drug paraphernalia. Ruotolo was also placed under arrest for the drug violations. All three individuals were transported to the Lyon County Jail. (MAB)

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6/13/2019 Accident

On 6/13/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of S Union Street and 3rd Avenue in Rock Rapids. Timothy Reardon of Edgewood, New Mexico, was operating a 2019 Kia Soul owned by Auto Rental Services LLC. Reardon was stopped in traffic awaiting a left turn when he was rear-ended by a 2013 Nissan Altima driven by Jerry Stratton of Rock Rapids. Each vehicle received an estimated $4,500 in damage. No injuries were reported. (AA)

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6/12/2019 ARREST

On 6/12/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Michael Morris, 52, of Kent, Washington on a valid Lyon County arrest warrant for Theft-4th Degree. Morris was lodged in the Lyon County Jail on a $10,000 cash bond. Morris was additionally  charged with one count of Theft-5th Degree. The bond for the Theft 5th Degree charge is $300 cash or surety. (MAB)

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6/10/2019 ARREST

On 6/10/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of U.S. 75 NB and IA 9. As a result, Tyler Jess, 18, of Steen, MN, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-serious misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia-simple misdemeanor. Jess was also issued a citation for speeding. Jess was lodged in the Lyon County Jail on a $1,000 bond. (AA)

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6/7/2019  ARREST MADE

On Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:32 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle for an equipment violation on S. Fairlamb St. in Rock Rapids, IA. The driver was identified as Michael Morris, age 52, of Kent, WA. Morris was subsequently placed under arrest and charged with the following misdemeanors:

    1)  failure to have a valid drivers license

    2)  failure to provide security against liability

    3)  registration violation

    4)  possession of marijuana drug paraphernalia

    5)  possession of methamphetamine drug paraphernalia

    6)  operating without required ignition interlock device

 

He was also charged with theft 2nd degree, a class D felony, after it was discovered that the trailer he was pulling was stolen out of Rock County, Minneosta. Morris was transported to the Lyon County Jail.  (LS)

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6/6/2019 ARREST

On 6/6/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested 21 year old Jonah Albaugh of George, Iowa. Albaugh was arrested on a valid Lyon County arrest warrant for criminal trespassing, a simple misdemeanor. Bond on the warrant was set at $300 cash only. (TR)

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6/6/2019 ARREST

On 06/06/19 at approximately 12:38 p.m., Kaitlyn A. McCormick [31] of Little Rock, IA was arrested for Theft 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Identity Theft, an Aggravated Misdemeanor. McCormick was transported to the Lyon County Jail and is being held with a bond of $7,000 cash or surety.  (SW)

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6/6/2019 ACCIDENT

On June 6, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 2 vehicle non-injury accident.  The accident occurred within the intersection at A-26 and Garfield Avenue, about 5 miles southwest of Rock Rapids.  Josh Berger, age 28, of Hartley, Iowa was eastbound on A-26 driving a 2000 Chrysler Town & Country van.  Glenda VantHul, age 66, of Rock Rapids was southbound on Garfield Avenue.  VantHul was issued a citation for failure to yield to a vehicle on the right.  Assisting at the scene was Trackside Repair. (SW)

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6/6/2019  OWI ARREST

On June 5, 2019 at about 10:40 PM a Lyon County deputy arrested Don Buss, age 49, of Luverne, MN.  Buss was arrested after it was discovered he had been operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Buss was charged with operating while intoxicated 2nd offense, an aggravated misdemeanor.  He was also issued a citation for failure to have a valid drivers license.  (LS)

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6/6/2019  DOMESTIC ASSAULT ARREST

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Clifford Logan (35) of Doon, Iowa. Logan was charged with Domestic Abuse Assault, a Serious Misdemeanor.   (LS)

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6/5/2019 CITED INTO COURT

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 3:30 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle in the 200 block of S Union St in Rock Rapids. As a result of the traffic stop, the driver, Cole Zimbelman, age 27, of Rock Rapids, IA was cited in to court for driving while license suspended and possession of a controlled substance. The passenger in the vehicle, Cody Zimbelman, age 29, of Rock Rapids, IA was cited in to court for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.(AA)

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6/4/2019  ARREST MADE

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 3:30 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Arianna Reecy (23) of Sioux Falls, SD was arrested for Possession of Controlled Substance, a Serious Misdemeanor and Driving Without Valid License, a Simple Misdemeanor. More charges are pending.  (LS)

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6/4/2019  CITED INTO COURT

On 6/3/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office charged Larry Greenwood, 54, of Inwood, IA, with Rabies Vaccine Violation, a simple misdemeanor. Greenwood was given a citation to appear in court.   (LS)

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6/4/2019  ARREST MADE

On Monday, June 3, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Give Lewi of George for failure to appear for a mittimus to serve time for prior OWI.  (LS)

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6/3/2019 ACCIDENT

 

UPDATE 6/4/2019

Driver of the pickup was 77 year old Harlan Klaassen of Little Rock. The victim's name is not being released at this time.

 

On Monday June 3, 2019 at approximately 3:46 PM Lyon County Deputies were called to a pickup versus pedestrian accident in the 4500 block of 110th St. 3 miles north of Little Rock. A 2016 Dodge Ram pickup driven by a 77 year old male from Little Rock was travelling westbound on 110th St. approaching 2 UTV’s parked on the south side of the roadway. The driver saw 2 adults working on a field tile in the south ditch and a young child standing behind the UTV’s and slowed to approximately 5 to 10 MPH. As the pickup was passing the area where the UTV’s were parked another young child stepped onto the roadway from the ditch on the north side and was struck by the pickup. The driver was uninjured and the child was taken by Ambulance to Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley for treatment of life threatening injuries. The names of the driver and victim are being withheld pending the outcome of the investigation. Lyon County Deputies were assisted on scene by the Little Rock Ambulance and the Iowa State Patrol.(AA)

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6/2/2019 ARREST

On Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 3:30 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle at Highway 75 and 250th St. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Eric Steckstor, age 44, of Doon, IA. Steckstor was arrested and charged with driving while revoked, driving while suspended, unsafe passing, failure to prove financial liability coverage, and interference with official acts. Steckstor was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (AA)

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5/31//2019 ARREST

On Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:23 Pm the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Silverster Nason, age 60, of George, IA. Nason was arrested at the Minnehaha County Jail and transported to the Lyon County Jail on 4 charges of sexual abuse in the 2nd degree, class B felony. Nason is currently being held at the Lyon County Jail on a $500,000 bond. (AA)

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6/2/2019 ARREST

On Sunday, June 2, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Bryian Hamilton (46) of Inwood following a traffic stop in Inwood. Hamilton was charged with Driving While Barred an Aggravated Misdemeanor, Operate without Ignition Interlock and Fail to File SR-22 insurance both Simple Misdemeanors. (TR)

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6/1/2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 6:45 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a call about illegal drugs being consumed at a campsite. As a result of the investigation two people were cited in to court. Bradley Ostbye, age 51, of Canton, SD was cited in to court for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Olivia Ostbye, age 27, of Sioux Falls, SD was cited in to court for interference with official acts. (AA)

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6/1/2019 Cited Into Court

On Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1:47 AM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle for a registration violation in the 1000 mile of Highway 9. The driver was found to not have a valid driver's license. The passenger in the vehicle indicated that she had a valid license but did not have the identification card with her. A check of the identity provided revealed that the passenger was giving a false name and date of birth. The passenger then admitted that she did not have a valid driver's license and that she had a warrant for her arrest. She was identified as Kasi Tinant, 36, of Sioux Falls, SD. Tinant was cited in to court for providing false identification information. Tinant's warrant in South Dakota was non extraditable.(AA)

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6/1/2019 ACCIDENT

On Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 3:15 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a two vehicle accident at the Highway 18 and Main St intersection in Inwood, IA. Joan Caswell, age 86, of Inwood, IA was southbound on Main St and came to a stop at the intersection with Highway 18. Jacob Zimmel, age 22, of Sioux Falls, SD was crossing Highway 18 northbound on to Main St. Caswell attempted to turn eastbound on Highway 18 and struck the drivers side of Zimmel. Zimmel's Nissan 240SX sustained approximately $3,500 in damages and Caswell's Honda CRV sustained approximately $2,000 in damages. No injuries were reported. (AA)

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6/1/2019 ARREST

On 6/1/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested EricJohn Steckstor of Doon for Driving While Revoked, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, and fraudulent use of registration, all simple misdemeanors. Steckstor was transported to the Lyon County Jail.  (SW)

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6/1/2019 ARREST

On 5/31/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 3000 block of IA 9. As a result of the stop, Kip Schultz, of Sioux Falls, SD, was arrested and charged with OWI 1st offense. Schultz was transported to the Lyon County Jail where he was later released on bond.  (SW)

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5/31/2019 ARREST

On 5/30/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Carmine Immediato, 66, of Jasper, MN. Immediato was charged with Lascivious Acts with a Child, a class D Felony and Indecent Exposure, a serious misdemeanor. Immediato was transported to the Lyon County Jail and held on a $5,000 bond.  (SW)

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5/28/2019  ACCIDENT

On Friday, May 24 the Lyon County Sheriff''s Office responded to a single vehicle accident at the intersection of 100th St and Chestnut Ave north of Larchwood.  Carter Rozeboom (18) of Jasper, MN was eastbound on 100th St when he lost control on the curve, entered the east ditch and rolled onto its roof. The driver was cited for failure to maintain control and violation of restricted license. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Larchwood Rescue and Erwin's Towing from Hills, MN.  (LS)

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5/27/2019  ARREST MADE

On May 27, 2019 at 1700 hrs the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Hari Karki, age 33, of Sioux Falls, SD. Karki was wanted in Lyon County for failing to appear for a pretrial conference on the original charge of operating under the influence, 3rd offense.  (LS)

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5/27/2019 ARREST

On Sunday May 26, 2019, at approximately 12:05 AM, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to the area of West Madison St and S Maple St in Inwood for what sounded like a fight in progress.  Upon investigation Robert Swimp Hamilton, age 44, was arrested for three active Lyon County arrest warrants and two active Sioux County arrest warrants.  (MAB)

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5/27/2019 ARREST

On 5/26/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of A34 and U.S. Highway 75. As a result of the stop, Ipsain Jimenez-Barajas of Orange City, IA, was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Driving While License Suspended and Violation of Financial Liability Coverage, all simple misdemeanors. Jimenez-Barajas was transported to the Lyon County Jail where he later posted a $300 cash bond. (MAB)

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5/27/2019 ARREST

On 5/25/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Marshal Redd (34) of George for Violation of No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor. (MAB)

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5/27/2019

On 5/26/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Brandon Jullian (32) of Little Rock for Domestic Abuse Assault causing injury, a Serious Misdemeanor. (MAB)

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5/26/2019 ARREST

On Friday May 24, 2019, at approximately 5:15 pm, a Lyon County Deputy conducted a traffic stop with a pickup east of Inwood on A-42 near Dipper Ave. The driver, Zachary Charles Worley-Brooks, age 27, from Pearce, AZ had active arrest warrants out of New Mexico. He was arrested and charged with Fugitive from Justice; he was also cited for speeding, failure to have a valid driver’s license, and operating a non registered vehicle. (MAB)

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05/21/2019 ACCIDENT

On Tuesday May 21 at approximately 3:52 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a report of a 2 semi accident in the 4400 block of Iowa Highway 9. When Deputies arrived on scene a semi tractor trailer owned by VanVeldhuizen Trucking of Rock Rapids was in the south ditch and the other semi tractor trailer, owned by Michel's Trucking from Hazelton, Iowa, was on it's side blocking the roadway. The driver of the VanVeldhuizen truck, Tyler VanVeldhuizen, was westbound and due to the extremely windy conditions his trailer drifted onto the shoulder. VanVeldhuizen overcorrected and crossed the centerline of the roadway. VanVeldhuizen's trailer struck the trailer of an eastbound semi, driven by Michael Ritter of Hazelton, Iowa causing the Michels semi to overturn on the roadway and the VanVeldhuizen truck veered into the south ditch where it came to rest upright. VanVeldhuizen was uninjured. Michael Ritter was transported to Osceola Community Hospital in SIbley by Little Rock Ambulance for treament of minor injuries. Both  trucks and trailers are considered a total loss. Deputies were assisted on scene by Little Rock Fire and Ambulance, Iowa State Patrol and Trackside Towing from Alvord, Iowa. (TR)

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5/21/2019  ACCIDENT

Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 3:44 PM, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at 2124 150th Street near Lester, Iowa.  Preston J. Metzger (14) of Rock Rapids, IA was operating a 2002 Chevy Suburban eastbound and was attempting to turn into a residence and struck a 2010 Ford Focus that was travelling westbound and being operated by Gregg L. Metzger (36) of Lester, Iowa.  No injuries were reported.  Both vehicles were considered totaled.  P. Metzger was cited for failure to yield upon making a left turn and issued a warning for violation of a restricted school license.   (LS)

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5/20/2019 ARREST

On Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle near the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 182. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Rhonda Hale of Dell Rapids, SD. Hale was found to be in possession of methamphetamine drug paraphernalia. Hale was placed under arrest and transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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5/18/2019

On Friday May 17, 2019, at 11:30 PM, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office made contact with Rhonda Hale of Dell Rapids, SD following a driving complaint. Hale was cited into court for possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. (MAB)

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5/17/19 ARREST

On 5/17/2019 a Lyon County deputy had contact with Dean Moss, age 37, of Luverne, MN at the Rock Rapids sports complex.  The deputy had prior knowledge of an outstanding Lyon County arrest warrant  for Moss who was then arrested and taken to the Lyon County Jail. (MAB)

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5/16/2019 ACCIDENT

On Thursday May 16, 2019, at approximately 5:30 AM, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a two vehicle accident in the 1000 block of S 3rd Ave in Rock Rapids.  Judy Ann Borman, age 68, from Rock Rapids, IA was operating her 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  Borman was backing out of a residential drive when she struck a parked 2014 DCT trailer owned by Fuller Paving from Luverne, MN.  The Jeep received approximately $5,000 in damages and the trailer received minimal damage.  No injuries were reported. (MAB)

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5/15/2019 ACCIDENT

On 5/11/2019 at approximately 2308 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a car vs deer accident in the 1800 block of Hwy 75. Eric Talsma of St Louis Park, MN age 24 was south bound on Hwy 75 driving his 2014 Ford Fusion when a deer came out of the ditch and Talsma struck the deer. Talsma's vehicle sustained approximately $2,500 worth of damage. (SW)

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5/15/2019 ARREST

On 5/12/2019 Jordan Kruse (24) of Little Rock, IA was charged with Harassment 3rd Degree which is a Simple Misdemeanor. Kruse is currently awaiting his next court date. (sw)

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5/14/2019 ACCIDENT

On Tuesday, May 14,2019, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a single vehicle non-injury accident at the intersection of HWY 9 and K60, about 3 miles east of Rock Rapids.  Stan Rozeboom, age 67, of Sioux Center was operating a 2003 Freightliner semi pulling a 1999 trailer.  The trailer was loaded with cornstalk bales.  Rozeboom was attempting to make a left hand turn from HWY 9 on to K60 when his load shifted causing the semi and trailer to overturn in the roadway.  There was about $4500 in damage caused to the tractor.  The trailer and load sustained minimal if any damage at all.  Assisting at the scene was Trackside towing of Alvord, Iowa. (MAB)

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On May 9, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Eric Hall, age 43, of Eau Claire, WI. Hall was transported from the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility to Lyon County for his arraignment in a burglary investigation from 2018 in Larchwood, IA. (SW)

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5/13/2019 ARREST

On May 13, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Cory Reiter, age 39, of Sibley, IA. Reiter was wanted for failing to appear on drug distribution offenses in Lyon County. Reiter is currently being held in the Lyon County Jail on a $25,000 bond. (SW)

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5/6/2019 ACCIDENT

On Monday May 6, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle accident near the intersection of S Union and S 3rd Ave in Rock Rapids. Dana Fick (24) of Doon was operating a 2016 Chevy Equinox northbound on S Union St when she rearended a Black 2008 Buick Lucerne operated by Jamie VandeWeerd (16) of Rock Rapids Fick was cited for Following Too Close. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Lyon County Ambulance. (AA)

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5/5/2019 ARREST

On 5/4/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Austin Roemeling, 20, of Boyden, IA, for Reckless Driving and Possession of Alcohol Under Legal Age-2nd Offense, both simple misdemeanors. The arrest stems from a traffic stop in the 2100 block of U.S. Highway 75. Roemeling was transported to the Lyon County Jail.  (SW)

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5/5/2019 ARREST

On 05/04/19 at approximately 11:00 PM, Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a fight in progress outside the Last Call Saloon in George. Michael Ubbinga [39] of George and Brian Pence [38] of George were arrested and charged with Assault and Criminal Mischief. Both subjects were transported to the Lyon County Jail. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Iowa State Patrol.  (SW)

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5/4/2019 ACCIDENT

On Saturday May 4, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was responded to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of IA 9 and IA 182 1 mile south of Larchwood. Abigail Gukeisen (19) of Rock Rapids was operating a Ford Fusion westbound on IA 9 when when she misjudged the distance to the intersection and struck a 2013 Kenworth Truck and trailer operated by Michael Smalley (30) of Pryor OK. Gukeisen was transported to Sanford Sioux Falls for minor injuries. Gukeisen was cited for Fail to Obey Yield Sign. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Larchwood Fire and Rescue, Lyon County Ambulance and Trackside towing. The dense fog was believed to be a contributing factor to the collision. (AA)

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5/03/2019 ACCIDENT

On 05/03/19 at approximately 08:29 AM, a Lyon County Deputy responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 1000 Block of 75 Highway. Brandon Englert [38] of Rock Rapids was northbound on Highway 75 when his 2001 Mercury Grand Marquis struck a vehicle attempting to make a left turn. Keith Eben [28] of Rock Rapids was operating a 1993 Ford F250 with a trailer attached. The Ford came to rest in the west ditch, while Mr. Englert’s Mercury came to rest on the highway blocking both lanes of traffic. Mr. Englert’s car is expected to be a total loss. The Ford pickup and trailer are estimated to have $15,000 damage. The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Rock Rapids Fire Department, Lyon County Ambulance, and Dusty’s Auto Body. (TR)

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4/30/2019 ARREST

On 4/29/2019,  Lyon County deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of IA 9 and Cherry Avenue. As a result of the stop, the driver, Nicholas Leffring, of Larchwood, was arrested on a valid warrant from the State of South Dakota for parole violation. Leffring was charged with Fugitive from Justice and Driving Without a License. The passenger, Melissa Wright, of Larchwood, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Leffring was lodged in the Lyon County Jail to await extradition proceedings and Wright was released on citation. The sheriff's office was assisted by the Iowa State Patrol. (MAB)

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ARREST 04/27/2019

On 4/27/2019, a Lyon County Deputy observed Bobby Sprock, of George, IA, driving near the intersection of A34 and Jay Avenue. The deputy had prior knowledge that Mr. Sprock had an active warrant for his arrest out of Lyon County. The deputy stopped the vehicle and as a result, Mr. Sprock was arrested and served with a warrant for failure to appear on the original charge of Driving While Suspended. Mr. Sprock was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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4/27/2019 ACCIDENT

On Saturday April 27, 2019, at 7:15am, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a single vehicle rollover accident south of Beloit on A54. Joseph Heikkila (17) of Canton, SD lost control on the slushy roads, entered the east ditch and rolled multiple times coming to rest in a field. Heikkila was transported to the Canton hospital with injuries. Heikkila was cited for Failure to Maintain Control. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Canton Fire and Ambulance and the Iowa State Patrol. (MAB)

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4/27/2019 ACCIDENT

On 04/27/19, a Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a one vehicle accident on 210th Street east of Alvord.  Trevor Van Middendorp [18] of Alvord was traveling eastbound on 210th Street when his 2005 Chevy Silverado began to hydroplane. Van Middendorp was unable to regain control and struck the guardrail of a bridge. Van Middendorp’s vehicle is a total loss of approximately $12,000. The guardrail is estimated to have $5,000 damage. No injuries were reported. (MAB)

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4/26/2019 ARREST

On 4/25/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of S East Street in Rock Rapids. As a result, the driver, Nuvia Arroyo, of Rock Rapids was arrested and charged with Driving While Barred (aggravated misdemeanor) and 2 counts of driving while license suspended (simple misdemeanors). Arroyo was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (MAB)

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4/25/2019 ARREST

On 4/25/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of S East Street in Rock Rapids. As a result, the driver, Nuvia Arroyo, of Rock Rapids was arrested and charged with Driving While Barred (aggravated misdemeanor) and 2 counts of driving while license suspended (simple misdemeanors). Arroyo was transported to the Lyon County Jail.(AA)

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4/22/2019 ARRESTS

On 4/22/2019 at approximately 1401 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to 209 E Michigan Ave in George for a fight. Upon arrival at the scene it was found that the suspects had left the scene. After locating the subjects they were arrested. Kitana Lewi (24) of George was charged with 2 counts of Disorderly Conduct and Trespassing all Simple Misdemeanors. Bilo Lewi (52) of George was charged with Disorderly Conduct a simple misdemeanor, Trespass a Simple Misdemeanor, and Criminal Mischief 4th Degree a Serious Misdemeanor. Vita Kesia (21) of George was charged with Disorderly Conduct a Simple Misdemeanor. Caroleen Candido (36) of George was charged with Disorderly Conduct a simple Misdemeanor and Trespassing a Simple Misdemeanor. Sercy Sandy (24) was charged with Harassment which is a Simple Misdemeanor. All subject were transported to the Lyon County Jail where they are currently being held. (SW)

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4/22/2019 ARRESTS

On 4/21/2019 at approximately 2220 hours the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to George, IA for a fight in the Casey's Parking lot. Upon arrival to the scene it was found that some of the suspects had left the scene. Ionsina Lewi (35) of George was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct and Sercy Sandy (24) of George was arrested and charged with Disorderly Conduct. They were both transported to the Lyon County Jail. (SW)

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4/21/2019

On Sunday, April 21, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a call in George, IA. A suspect in that crime had left the scene and officers were lead to 219 E Iowa Ave in George, IA to try and locate the suspect. Upon arrival, officers located a male inside a vehicle consuming a controlled substance. He was identified as Moner Lewi, age 24, of George, IA. Lewi was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a serious misdemeanor and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Lewi was transported to the Lyon County Jail.(AA)

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4/19/2019

On Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:08 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office stopped a motor vehicle on 100th St near the intersection with Adams Ave. The driver was identified as Terry Simunek, age 53, of Sioux Falls, SD. Mr. Simunek was found to have a suspended Iowa driver's license and was failing to comply with the ignition interlock device requirement on his license. Mr. Simunek was cited in to court for both offenses.(AA)

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4/19/2019

On Friday, April 19, 2019 at 6:01 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a call of three juveniles breaking in to the concession stand building at the Inwood City Park. Deputies were able to locate the three juveniles at the scene. All three were transported to their residences, were charged with trespass, and released to a parent/guardian.(AA)

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4/19/2019

On 4/19/2019, at about 2:50pm, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office cited 23 year old Nuvia Arroyo of Rock Rapids.  Arroyo was cited in to court for driving while barred, an aggravated misdemeanor. (MAB)

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4/19/2019 ARREST

Thursday, April 18, 2019, Courtland D. Niebuhr (28) of Sioux Falls, SD was arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of theft in the 3rd degree and had a bond of $1000.00 cash or surety. (MAB)

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4/19/2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019, At 08:38 AM, a Lyon County Deputy observed Chad E. Riebeling (38) of Rock Rapids operating a vehicle in the 1400 Blk of Dove Avenue and had knowledge that Riebeling did not have a valid driver’s license and was stopped for driving while suspended for non-payment of child support.  Riebeling was cited into court and was released.  (MAB)

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4/17/2019 ARREST

On 4/16/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a call of an erratic driver. Deputies located the vehicle stopped partly on the roadway near the intersection of 260th St and Indian Ave. Jarred Pals (38) of Canton SD was placed under arrest for Operating While Intoxicated 1st offense. Pals was cited for Open Container and Stopping in the traveled portion of roadway. Pals was transported to the Lyon County Jail for those charges. (SW)

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4/16/2019 ARREST

On 4/16/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a report of a suspicious person at Sunshine Foods in Rock Rapids. The responding deputy located the suspect vehicle just as it was leaving the parking lot. The Deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle for a traffic violation. The vehicle led the Deputy on a pursuit through Rock Rapids before exiting the vehicle and being apprehended in the 800 block of S Greene Street. As a result, the driver, Scott Keith, of Baltic, SD, was charged with the following:

Serious Misdemeanors:

 

Eluding

 

Interference with Official Acts Causing Bodily Injury

Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine

Possession of a Controlled Substance-Other Schedule IV

 

Simple Misdemeanors:

 

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Interference With Official Acts

Violation of Financial Liability Coverage

Failure to Carry Registration Card

Failure to Display Registration Plate

Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle

 

Mr. Keith was lodged in the Lyon County Jail. The sheriff's office was assisted by Trackside Towing. More charges are pending. (AA)

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4/15/2019 CHARGES FILED

On 4/15/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office charged Jennifer Bickett of Sioux Falls, SD, with Fugitive from Justice. Bickett was in the Lyon County Jail on local charges when it was discovered that she had an active warrant out of Minnehaha County, South Dakota. (AA)

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4/10/2019 ACCIDENT

On 4/10/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to a one vehicle accident on K12 (Beech Ave) just north of 150th Street. Benjamin Rangel, 21, of Sioux Falls, SD, was operating a 2001 Ford Ranger northbound on K12 when he lost control, entered the west ditch, and overturned the pickup. The pickup sustained approximately $3500 in damage and was considered a total loss. Rangel was treated for minor injuries. Rangel was also cited for driving without a valid license, no insurance, and failure to maintain control. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Larchwood EMS. (AA)

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4/8/2019 ACCIDENT

On April 7, 2019, at approximately 4:30 am, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a motorcycle accident on 160th St between Coolidge and Dipper Avenues. 30 year old Lucas Risseeuw of Lester was operating a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle with passenger 25 year old Kayla Sharp of Harrisburg, SD eastbound on 160th Street when he lost control causing the motorcycle to crash and throwing both subjects from it. Both Risseeuw and Sharp were transported to hospitals for possible injuries. The accident is still under investigation. (MAB)

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4/7/2019 ARREST

On 4/6/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office charged George Waldner of Larchwood, IA, with Driving While Revoked for OWI Test Failure (serious misdemeanor) and Driving While Suspended (simple misdemeanor). The charges stem from 4/5/2019 when Waldner drove to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office to serve jail time on an unrelated incident.  (SW)

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4/7/2019 ARREST

On April 6, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a call of an erratic driver coming into Rock Rapids on Highway 9. Lyon County deputies located the vehicle near the intersection of 1st Avenue and Buncombe Drive in Rock Rapids. As a result, Krista Badhorse, of Primghar, IA, was arrested and charged with OWI 1st Offense (serious misdemeanor) and Driving Without a Valid License (simple misdemeanor). Badhorse was transported to the Lyon County Jail.  (SW)

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4/7/2019 ACCIDENT

On 4/6/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a 2 vehicle accident at the intersection of 1st Avenue and S. Union Street in Rock Rapids.  Kathleen Sohl, age 76, of Hull, Iowa was stopped at the stop light waiting to turn south in her 2016 Toyota Rav 4.  Helen Overman, age 82, of Rock Rapids was also westbound on 1st Avenue approaching the stop light in her 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette.  Overman failed to give herself sufficient room to make a stop behind Sohl.  Overman rear-ended the Sohl vehicle causing minor damage to both vehicles.  Total cost to repair both vehicles is estimated at about $1600. (SW)

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04/05/2019 ACCIDENT

On Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:24 PM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 9 and Highway 182. Juan Silva Garcia, age 39, of Lester, IA was attempting to turn northbound at the intersection when he was struck from behind by Megan Krull, age 20, of George, IA. Silva Garcia’s GMC Yukon sustained approximately $500 in damages and Krull’s Chevrolet Malibu sustained approximately $3,500. Silva Garcia was cited for failure to have a valid drivers license and Krull was cited for following to close. Krull, Silva Garcia, and two passengers in Silva Garcia’s vehicle all reported minor injuries but refused medical treatment at the scene. (AA)

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4/03/2019 ARREST

On April 2, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office received a call of a vehicle parked in the travel portion of the roadway in the 3500 block of Highway 9 without any headlights or taillights. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the driver, Scott Keith, of Baltic, SD, had a suspended driver's license through the state of South Dakota and did not have financial liability coverage on the vehicle. As a result, Mr. Keith was arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail where he was charged with Operating Without a Valid License and Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability. (TR)

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04/03/2019 ARREST

On March 29, 2019, Chad Rober, of Sioux Falls, SD, was extradited to Iowa from the Minnehaha County Jail. Rober was served with an arrest warrant for the charge of Theft 3rd Degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. Rober was transported to the Lyon County Jail where he is being held on a $2,000 bond. (TR)

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04/01/2019 ACCIDENT

On Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:12am the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a two vehicle accident in the parking lot at the Larchwood Mini Mart. Charles Kueter of Hills, MN had backed from a parking space and was proceeding to leave the parking lot eastbound. Frances Zuraff of Larchwood, IA was backing from a parking space and struck the front of Kueter's vehicle. Kueter's 2000 Ford Ranger sustained approximately $500 in damages and Zuraff's 2017 Subaru Forester sustained approximately $2,000 in damages. No injuries were reported. (HS)

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3/28/2019 ARREST

On Thursday, March 28 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle near Highway 9 and Highway 182 for a equipment violation. Marlon Stowe, age 59 of Sioux City, IA was identified as the driver. Stowe was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and also a controlled substance. Stowe was transported to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor and possession of a controlled substance 2nd offense, a serious misdemeanor. (SW)

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3/27/2019  ARREST MADE

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested 49 year old Lugene Russell of Ellsworth, MN for the following charges:

1) Possession with Intent to Deliver (Meth)

2) Possession of Marijuana

3) No Drug Stamp

4) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

(LS)

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3/26/2019 ACCIDENT

On Monday March 25, 2019 at approximately 7:00 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a one vehicle accident on Church Street in Inwood, IA.  Erica Marie De Weerd, age 16, from Inwood was backing a 2008 Ford Fusion out of a residential drive when she struck an unoccupied 2011 Chevrolet Cruze parked on the south side of Church St.

The 2008 Fusion, owned by Michael Dean Post, received approximately $1,200 in damages.  The 2011 Cruze, owned by Treva Donaldson, received approximately $1,200 in damages.  No injuries were reported.

(SW)

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3/25/2019

On Monday, March 25, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 Blk of Chestnut Avenue in reference to a welfare check on a vehicle parked in a field drive.  Nicholas E. Welbig  of Brookings, SD was found to be confused and after further investigation was found to be in possession of a controlled substance (serious misdemeanor) and drug paraphernalia (simple misdemeanor). Welbig was arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail.   (MAB)

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3/24/2019 ARREST

On 3/22/2019, Lyon County deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in George. As a result, Marshall Redd of George was arrested and charged with Domestic Abuse Assault, 2nd Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor. Redd was transported to the Lyon County Jail. (MAB)

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3/24/2019 ARREST

On 3/23/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Highway 9 for an equipment violation. As a result of the stop, Thomas Nolte of Ellsworth, MN was arrested and charged with OWI 2nd Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor. Nolte was transported to the Lyon County Jail where he later posted bond. (MAB)

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3/24/2019 ARREST

On 3/23/2019, a Lyon County deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of S Tama Street in Rock Rapids. The driver of the vehicle initially provided the deputy with a false identity before being properly identified. As a result, the driver, John Alfred Rivadeneira-Mosquera, was arrested and charged with the following: Driving While Barred (aggravated misdemeanor), Driving While Revoked for OWI Test Refusal-2 counts (serious misdemeanors), Driving While License Suspended for failure to refile SR-22 (simple misdemeanor), Operating Without Ignition Interlock (simple misdemeanor), and Providing False ID Information (simple misdemeanor). Rivadeneira-Mosquera was lodged in the Lyon County Jail on a $3,000 bond. (MAB)

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3/24/2019 ACCIDENT

On Sunday March 24 at 01:45 am the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a single vehicle accident. Meghan Vanwhye (17) of Lester was operating a 2007 Chevy Impala northbound on US 75 when she struck 2 cows standing in the road. Vanwhye entered the west ditch and came to rest against a tree. The two cows were owned by Greg Dengler and were a loss valued at $3,000. The Impala was a total loss and sustained $6000 in damage. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Track Side Towing out of Alvord.  (MAB)

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3/24/2019  OWI ARREST

On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 2:03 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on A42 near the intersection with K30. The driver was identified as Preston Van Veldhuizen, age 28, of Doon, IA. Van Veldhuizen was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was placed under arrest. Van Veldhuizen was transported to the Lyon County Jail and charged with operating while intoxicated and was also given a citation for open container.  (LS)

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3/20/2019 ACCIDENT

On 3/14/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office was called to investigate a motor vehicle accident that occurred in the alley of the 900 block of Broadway Street in Larchwood. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Joseph Moen, of Sioux Falls, SD, was driving a 2006 Ford F650 box truck owned by Lakes Logistics, Inc. of Spirit Lake. Moen was attempting to back the truck into a business within the alley when he struck an electrical transformer box, causing much of the city of Larchwood to temporarily lose power. The electrical transformer box, owned by the city of Larchwood, sustained approximately $2,500 worth of damage as estimated by Lyon REC. A charge of Striking Fixtures Upon a Highway is pending against Moen. (MAB)

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3/20/2019 ACCIDENT

On 3/18/2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office covered a 2-vehicle accident in Rock Rapids. Brock Huisman of Rock Rapids was driving a 2000 Chevy Silverado eastbound on 4th Avenue when he became blinded by the glare of the sun. Huisman struck an unoccupied 2010 Ford Escape owned by Marilyn Brommer of Rock Rapids. Huisman's pickup sustained an estimated $3,500 worth of damage while Brommer's Escape sustained approximately $9,000 worth of damage. No injuries were reported.  (SW)

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3/20/2019 ARREST

On 3/18/2019, Barry Bailey of Sioux Falls, SD, was charged with Fugitive from Justice. Bailey was serving time in the Lyon County Jail and was due to be released when it was discovered that he had a valid warrant out of Minnehaha County, SD. Bailey waived extradition before the magistrate the next day and will be delivered back to Minnehaha County.  (SW)

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03/17/2019 ACCIDENT

On Sunday March 17, 2019 at approximately 5:20 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a one vehicle on A-34 near Harrison Ave.  Katlynn Sharyl Noteboom, age 20, from Burbank, SD was operating a 2006 Subaru Outback westbound on A-34 when she lost control due to looking at the GPS.  She entered the north ditch and came to a rest in a creek. No injuries were reported.  The Subaru, owned by Jeff Noteboom of Burbank, SD, was a total loss of approximately $5,000.  Noteboom was cited for failure to maintain control, a simple misdemeanor. (AA)

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03/14/2019 ACCIDENT

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 12:19 PM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at the intersection of 140th St and Jay Ave. Tammi Kremin, age 50, of Rock Rapids, IA was westbound on 140th St and came to a stop at the stop sign. Mark Dirks, age 50, of Rock Rapids, IA was northbound on Jay Ave and attempted to turn eastbound on 140th St. Dirks vehicle slid due to the road conditions and struck the driver’s side of Kremin’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained approximately $1,500 in damages. No injuries were reported. Dirks was cited for failure to yield half of the roadway. (MAB)

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03/10/2019 ARREST

On 3/9/2019 at about 2:00am a Lyon County deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of South Union and South 3rd Avenue in Rock Rapids.  As a result of the traffic stop the driver, Trevor Hoogendoorn, age 21, of Hawarden, Iowa, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated 1st offense, a serious misdemeanor.  A 16 year of female passenger in the vehicle was also issued a juvenile referral for person under legal age in possession of alcohol, a simple misdemeanor. (SW)

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03/10/2019 ARREST

On 3/9/2019 at about 10:30pm the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Travis Jensen, age 39, of Inwood.  Jensen was charged with interference with an official act, a simple misdemeanor.  The arrest stems from a call regarding a possible fight.  (SW)

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03/07/2019 ARREST

On Wednesday, March 06, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Riley De Weerd, age 20, of Orange City, IA for operating while intoxicated (drugged), a serious misdemeanor. Mr. De Weerd was the driver of the vehicle stopped on February 8, 2019 and was suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Further testing by the Iowa DCI Laboratory in Ankeny, IA confirmed the presence of a controlled substance. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office drug recognition expert (DRE) assisted in the case. (HS)

 

03/07/2019 DRUG CHARGE

On Friday, February 8, 2019 the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office stopped a motor vehicle on Highway 75 near 250th St for an equipment violation. Trace Kooiman, age 19, of Rock Rapids, IA was a passenger in the vehicle and was found to be in possession of multiple drug paraphernalia items. Kooiman was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.  (HS)

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2/28/2019 ACCIDENT

On 2/27/2019 the Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident in the 300 Block of South Wilhelm in George, Iowa. Upon arrival at the scene it was found that Cody Kramer (17) of George was driving a 2001 GMC pickup and lost control of the vehicle and struck a parked vehicle. There was approximately $2,500 worth of damage done to the vehicles. (SW)

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02/27/2019 ACCIDENT

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:25 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two vehicle accident at East St and 2nd Ave in Rock Rapids, IA. Larry Wibben, age 58, of Rock Rapids, IA was southbound on East St in a 2016 Ford F250 and Lauren Zollinger, age 20, of Rock Rapids, IA was westbound in a 2013 Honda Accord. Zollinger was attempting to cross East St onto 2nd Ave when the two vehicles collided in the intersection. Zollinger’s vehicle sustained approximately $2,500 in damages and Wibben’s sustained approximately $750 in damages. No injuries were reported. Zollinger was cited for failure to yield upon entering highway. (HS)

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02/23/2019 ARREST

On Saturday February 23, 2019, the Lyon County Sheriff's Office arrested Bradley Schweitzer(34) of Rock Rapids on an outstanding arrest warrant out of Plymouth County Iowa.  (MAB)

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2/23/2019 ARREST

On 02/22/19, Lyon County deputies responded to a domestic assault in George. After further investigation, Marshall Redd [34] George was arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail. Redd was charged with domestic assault, a serious misdemeanor. (SW)

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02/22/2019 ACCIDENT

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a Semi that had went into the ditch northwest of Rock Rapids. Brandon Hofland, of Sioux Center, was operating a 2006 Freight Liner semi and feed trailer on 110th St west of Goldfinch Ave.  He was backing down a road and the rear wheels of the trailer went into the ditch. As a result the trailer and semi rolled onto its side causing approximately $20,000 in damage to the tractor and trailer. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Trackside Towing in Alvord. (MAB)

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02/21/2019 ACCIDENT

On Thursday February 21, 2019, at approximately 3:55 PM the Lyon County Sheriff's Office investigated a two vehicle accident in Rock Rapids.  Debra Kay Warner, age 59, from Rock Rapids was crossing 1st Ave from one business drive to another in her 2014 Hyundai Sonata.  Ronald Scott Stewart was westbound on 1st Ave operating his 1997 Chevrolet pickup.  Warner did not see Stewart and struck his vehicle.  The Sonata received approximately $4,000 in damages and the Chevrolet received approximately $1,200 in damages.  No injuries were reported. (MAB)

 

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