December 3, 2013 - 7:43 am - Posted in News
On 12/2/2013 at approximately 4:15 PM Jason Moser (42) of Sioux Center, was operating a 2006 Chevy pickup belonging to Mutual Telephone of Sioux Center. Moser was traveling west on Madison Avenue in Edna and was approaching Main Street. Gregory DeJong (57) of Rock Rapids was operating a 2008 Ford Supercrew and was attempting to back out of the Edna Elevator parking lot. Due to a parked feed truck directly to the west of DeJong and a parked pickup and trailer to the northeast of him, he did not see Moser traveling on the road. DeJong backed into the front end of the Moser vehicle. DeJong’s vehicle sustained approximately $400.00 in damages and Moser’s vehicle sustained approximately $500.00 in damages.
December 2, 2013 - 8:09 am - Posted in News
Larchwood, Iowa — A call to help out with an accident turned into making an arrest for OWI for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office; and now the Sioux Falls man arrested also faces felony contraband charges.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday, December 1, 2013, they received a report from Sioux Falls Metro Communications — that’s the 911 center in Sioux Falls — of a one vehicle accident on Ashley Avenue and 140th Street, just into Lyon County. 140th Street is also called A18, and is the county road just south of Larchwood that many use to get to and from Sioux Falls.
Upon arrival at the scene the officer saw a 1998 Honda Civic owned and driven by 20-year-old Jordan J. Baker of Sioux Falls. After an investigation, it was determined that Baker was allegedly driving drunk. He was charged with Operating While Intoxicated, second offense, an aggravated misdemeanor.
Baker was arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail. There he was also charged with Possession of Contraband in a Secure Facility, a Class D felony; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor; and cited for failure to maintain control.
Also in the vehicle was 19-year-old Lawren J. Barse JR of Sioux Falls, who was cited for Minor in Possession and released.
No injuries were reported.
November 29, 2013 - 1:49 pm - Posted in News
On November 24, 2013 at about 2:30 AM the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department arrested 20-year-old Alex Rust of Sioux City. Rust was allegedly being disorderly in the 100-block of South Story Street in Rock Rapids and the Sheriff’s Office says he was told to leave numerous times. They say Rust refused to leave and it was determined that he was intoxicated and therefore he was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication and underage possession of alcohol, both simple misdemeanors.
On November 24, 2013 at about 5:00 AM 33-year-old Perry Doherty of Larchwood was arrested at his home. Doherty had allegedly been involved in a physical altercation with an 18-year-old at his home. Doherty was arrested and charged with Simple Assault, a simple misdemeanor.
November 27, 2013 - 8:05 am - Posted in News
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Tuesday, November 26, 2013, about 9:25 PM, 39-year-old Jeremy Steuven of George was northbound on L14, the road that goes due south out of George, about an eighth of a mile south of A46 — the Ashton blacktop — when he swerved to miss a deer.
Steuven lost control and his vehicle went into the east ditch and rolled over.
Steuven and a minor passenger were transported to Sanford Rock Rapids.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by the George Emergency Medical Service or “GEMS” — and the George Fire Department.
November 26, 2013 - 3:35 pm - Posted in News
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports they arrested 31-year-old Joseph Clifford Kruger of George on Tuesday, November 26th, on charges of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree and Trespassing. He is currently being held at the Lyon County Jail on $1,000 bond.
Kruger was arrested after an incident that took place on East Michigan Avenue in George during the late evening hours on Monday, November 25.
On Friday, November 22, at approximately 10:20 PM, Cade Knobloch (16 years old) of Rock Rapids, was operating a 1998 Pontiac Bonneville southbound on Larch Avenue. Knobloch was attempting a U-turn at the intersection of Larch Avenue and 270th Street and he misjudged where the edge of the roadway started. Knobloch’s vehicle entered the northeast ditch and rolled over onto its hood. All three occupants of the vehicle were able to exit the car with no assistance and they reported no injuries. The car sustained approximately $2500.00 in damages, which was considered totaled out.
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