Granville, Iowa — A Granville man was taken to the hospital after an accident on Friday evening, August 8th.Granville Ambulance

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 8:00 PM, 49-year-old Anthony Auchstetter of Granville was driving a Suzuki King Quad ATV northbound on Log Avenue, two miles southwest of Granville. He turned to go eastbound on 480th Street and lost control of the ATV, which entered the north ditch and rolled.

The Granville Ambulance transported Auchstetter to the Orange City Area Health System Hospital.

The Suzuki only sustained about $50 in damages.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Granville Ambulance.

Sibley, Iowa — A Sibley man has been arrested on three warrants and for allegedly driving when he shouldn’t have been.Osceola Sheriff Car 72-2

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday, August 9th, 2014, they arrested 36-year-old Samuel Henry Seivert of Sibley on two Osceola County Warrants and a Dickinson County Warrant.

Seivert was also charged with Driving While Barred, (Aggravated Misdemeanor), Driving While Suspended and Driving While Revoked (both Simple Misdemeanors).

Seivert was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail.

The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop near 10th Street West and 3rd Avenue West in Sibley Saturday morning.

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man was arrested on Monday on drug and other charges after a traffic stop.Lyon County Sheriff Car Door 60-8

On Monday August 11, 2014 at approximately 8:15 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at Harding Avenue and Hark Boulevard, a half mile north of Rock Rapids near the Rock Rapids airport.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 29-year-old Matthew Mulder of Rock Rapids.

Mulder was determined to be Driving while Suspended and also without registration on the vehicle, which was owned by BCB AG of Lester.

A consent search was given at which time deputies found a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Mulder was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, a serious misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

Mulder was transported to the Lyon County Jail where he was booked in.

Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon teen was taken to the hospital after an accident on Saturday, August 9, 2014 in Sheldon.SCAT Front & Right Side

The Sheldon Police Department reports that about 12:05 PM, 28-year-old Jason Engelkes of Sheldon was eastbound on Highway 18 near Fareway in a 2001 Chrysler. Fourteen-year-old Zachery Broesder of Sheldon was southbound on Country Club Road on a 2009 Bash moped.

Broesder had stopped at the stop sign, then proceeded south across the intersection, striking the Chrysler, as Engelkes attempted to avoid the accident.

Broesder was transported to Sanford Sheldon by SCAT.

Engelkes’ Chrysler received $1000 damage. Broesder’s Bash moped received $2500 damage.

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

In other news from the Sheldon Police Department, officers arrested 31-year-old Nathan Silberstein of Paullina on Friday, August 8. He was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, a serious misdemeanor; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. He was taken into custody and transported to jail in Primghar.

Boyden, Iowa — A Sheldon woman was arrested early on Friday, August 8 on drug charges, about halfway between Boyden and Sheldon.Sioux Sheriff Car 84-

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 12 minutes after midnight, one of their deputies stopped 22-year-old Raychel Hughes of Sheldon at the intersection of Highway 18 and Lily Avenue.

Upon further investigation, the deputy discovered Hughes was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and the deputy suspected that she was under the influence of a drug.

Hughes was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance, operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (drugged) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The sheriff’s office K‐9 unit and the sheriff’s office Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) assisted with the investigation.

Hospers, Iowa — A Hartley man was taken to the hospital after an accident near Hospers on Friday, August 8.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 11:50 AM, 80-year-old Eldon Menke of Hartley was driving a 2010 Hospers AmbulanceFord Ranger southbound on Highway 60 in the right lane, about a mile south of Hospers. Fifty-one-year-old Terry Bothun of Eyota, Minnesota was driving a 2013 Kenworth semi‐tractor pulling a utility trailer southbound on Highway 60 in the left lane. Menke began merging his pickup left and struck the semi. Following the crash,both vehicles entered the median of Highway 60.

The Hospers Ambulance transported Menke to Sanford Sheldon Hospital. Bothun did not report any injuries.

The Ford pickup sustained approximately $10,000 in damages. The Kenworth semi sustained an estimated $20,000 in damages.

The accident remains under investigation.

The sheriff’s office was assisted by the Hospers Fire Department and the Hospers Ambulance.

George, Iowa — A George woman has been arrested after an investigation into a July alleged crime.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that a theft had been reported during the weekend of July 18 through July 20th in George.Lyon County Sheriff Car Door 60-8

The investigation led to the arrest of 32-year-old Caroleen Candido of George. She was charged with Identity Theft, a serious misdemeanor; Theft in the Fourth Degree, a serious misdemeanor; and Credit Card Fraud, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Authorities allege that Candido used a credit card that did not belong to her at multiple locations.

She was transported to the Lyon County Jail where she was booked in.

Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man has been arrested and may face some jail time after a deputy allegedly found him sleeping in his car, drunk.drunk driving OWI DWI iStock

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that about 6 AM on Wednesday morning, August 6th, 2014, one of their deputies observed a vehicle parked on Highway 9 about a mile east of Lester.

The deputy observed 26-year-old Seth Pourier of Rock Rapids asleep behind the steering wheel. The deputy had prior knowledge that Pourier did not have a valid driver’s license. Upon further investigation it was determined that not only did Pourier not have a valid license, he was also intoxicated.

Pourier was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated 2nd Offense, an aggravated misdemeanor; and Driving While Revoked, a serious misdemeanor.

Sheldon, Iowa — In the latest from the Sheldon Police:sheldon police pd car door logo

Sheldon officers took the report of the theft of a cell phone and cash from City Park on Monday, August 4th at 10:30 AM. The theft is thought to have occurred between 6 PM and 8 PM on Sunday, August 3rd. A Sheldon resident says he thinks someone took his HTC cell phone and $12 in cash. The cell phone was valued at $600.

Sheldon Police officers also took the report on Wednesday, August 6th of fraudulent use of a credit card. A Sheldon woman claims someone used her Discover card to purchase $900 worth of merchandise from Best Buy. The crime is thought to have occurred on Monday, August 4th, and was reported on Wednesday, August 6th.