On Saturday May 8, 2021 at 10:55am the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls of a two vehicle accident on Highway 60 and 190th Street. After investigation it was determined that Heather Lee Kruger, 37, of George, Iowa was operating a 2001 Chevrolet Impala southbound on Highway 60. Kaila Rae Rasmussen, 34, of Sibley, Iowa was operating a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix and was crossing over Highway 60 at 190th Street when the vehicles collided. Rasmussen was issued citations for Failing to Yield from Stop Sign, No Insurance, No Registration, and Driving While Suspended. Kruger was issued citations for No Driver’s License and Open Container. Kruger and Rasmussen were both transported to the hospital by the Sibley Ambulance. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office was also assisted by the Iowa State Patrol and the Sibley Fire Department and Jeddeloh Towing.
May 5, 2021, Heidi Marie Jacobsma, age 50, of Allendorf, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated - First Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on January 17, 2021. The Defendant is sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all but two (2) days suspended during a one (1) year informal probation to the Osceola County Sheriff. The Defendant shall receive credit for any time already served. The Defendant shall pay a fine of $1250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, and all court costs. Pursuant to Iowa Code 321J.2(3)(c), $625.00 of said fine shall be waived if the Defendant presents to Court a valid temporary restricted license issued pursuant to Iowa Code 321J.20.