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On Friday, July 23rd, 2021, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a sexual assault on 3rd Avenue in Sibley.  The investigation resulted in the arrest of Juan Edilberto Lopez Hernandez, age 34 of Sibley.  Lopez Hernandez was arrested for allegedly committing Assault with the Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse Resulting in Bodily Injury, a Class D Felony.  Lopez Hernandez was held in the Osceola County Jail on a $5,000 bond

July 23, 2021, David Charles Nachtigal, age 38, of Melvin, IA was arrested on a warrant for alleged Sex Offender Registration Violation 2nd of Subsequent Offense, a Class D Felony.  Nachtigal was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a bond of $5,000.00.

July 22, 2021, Alex Meaungkhoth, age 32, of Worthington, MN was found guilty of the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd or Subsequent Offense, - Methamphetamine, a Class D Felony.  Meaugnkhoth is ordered to pay a fine of $1,025.00 and a 15% surcharge.  The Defendant is sentenced to the custody of the Director, Iowa Department of Corrections for a term of incarceration not to exceed five (5) years.The Defendant shall be given credit for fifty (50) days already served.

On Monday, July 19th, 2021, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chloey Lorraine Baldwin, age 22, of Spirit Lake, IA.  Baldwin was charged with Operating While Intoxicated -  Second Offense, Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine Second Offense,  and Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Owner’s Consent, all Aggravated Misdemeanors.  Baldwin was also cited into court for Driving While Suspended.   The arrest stemmed from a report of a stolen vehicle traveling on Highway 60 near Sibley.  Baldwin was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $6,000 bond.  The Sheldon Police Department’s K9 unit assisted with the investigation.    

July 15, 2021, Joshua David Funk, age 33, of Melvin, IA pled guilty to the offense of Domestic Abuse Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.  The Defendant shall serve thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all but four (4) days suspended with credit for time already served. The Defendant shall pay a fine of $150.00, 15% crime services curcharge of $15.75, court costs, legal defense expenses, crime victime assistance, any required contribution to a local anticrime organization, and restitution to the meical asistance program.  The Defendant shall be placed on informal probation to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office for a period of one (1) year.

July 12, 2021, Boyer Saddam Nason, age 30, of Sibley, IA pled guilty to the crime of Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Serious Misdemeanor.  The Defendant shall serve 30 days in the Osceola County Jail with all but 48 hours suspended with credit for time already served.  The Defendant shall pay a $430.00 fine and 15% crime services surcharge.  The Defendant shall be placed on informal probation to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office for a period of one (1) year.​

July 12, 2021, Amanda Jo Anderson, age 38, of Estherville, IA pled guilty to the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine , First Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  The Defendant shall serve thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all but two (2) days suspended and with credit for time already served.  This shall be served concurrently to the sentence to be served by the Defendant in Winnebago County.  The Defendant shall pay a $430.00 fine and 15% crime services surcharge.  The Defendant shall be placed on informal probation to the third Judicial District Department of Correctional Services for a period of one (1) year.

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