On April 18, 2021, an Osceola County Deputy made a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet Avalanche near the intersection of Hwy 9 and Pierce Ave for multiple traffic violations. Upon contact, the deputy observed the driver, Ignacio Linares Hernandez, age 25, of Sibley, IA to have bloodshot and watery eyes while having the odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his breath. Upon investigation, Linares Hernandez was arrested for Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor. Linares Hernandez was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $1,000 bond. Linares Hernandez was also cited for No Valid Driver's License, No Insurance, and Open Container.
April 4, 2021, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Joe Edward Ripka, age 33, of Sheldon, IA on Osceola County Warrants for Possession of Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine 2nd Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor, and Failure to Appear - Driving While Suspended. Ripka was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $2,500 bond. Ripka is also beind held on a warrant for O'Brien County for non payment of child support.
April 3, 2021, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Yesenia Antonia Carrasco Carrasco, age 45, of Harris, IA for allegedly Driving While Suspended - No SR-22. Carrasco Carrasco was booked into the Osceola County Jail and released after posting a $300 bond. The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop at Hwy 9 and Tanager Ave.
March 24, 2021, Ronald Rall, age 59, of Sioux Falls, SD was found guilty of the crimes of Eluding, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, and Operating While Intoxicated - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor. The Defendant is ordered to pay fines in the amount of $2,105.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $315.75. The Defendant is sentenced to pay all court appointed attorney fees, court costs of $100.00, and any and all victim restitution. The Defendant is sentenced to a two (2) year indeterminate term of incarceration, and two (2) days in jail. The sentences are imposed concurrently and shall be served concurrently to the prison term currently being served by the Defendant in South Dakota.
March 23, 2021, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Justin Mark Van Tilburg, age 34, of Sibley, IA for alleged Domestic Abuse Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor. Van Tilburg was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $300 bond. The arrest stemmed from a report of an assault at a residence in rural Osceola County.