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December 22, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Rolando Ramirez Ramirez, age 33, of Frederick, MD for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Ramirez Ramirez was booked into the Osceola County Jail and released after posting a $1,000 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a report of a suspicious vehicle at a gas station parking lot in Sibley.

December 22, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Cecelia Katherine Hanson, age 27, of Sioux Center, IA for allegedly Driving While Barred, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, Possession of Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine, a Serious Misdemeanor, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Operating Without Interlock, both Simple Misdemeanors.  Hanson was also cited for Driving While License Under Suspension.  Hanson was booked into the Osceola County Jail and released on an Unsecure signature bond of $3,000 and her own recognizance.  The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop at A22 and Highway 59.

On 12/21/2020 the Osceola County Sheriff's Office received a call of a suspicious vehicle parked at a hog site southeast of Melvin.  The reporting party said he had a male subject parked on his hog site near his residence.  The suspicious suspect was driving a white Ford F150 pulling a small trailer.  The reporting party said he talked with the driver of the suspicious vehicle and he told the reporting party that he was having trouble with his lights.  The reporting party called the Sheriff's Office to report what happened and a deputy was dispatched to the site.  At about the same time the Osceola County Deputy arrived at the hog site, the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office was sending out an attempt to locate on a stolen 2014 white Ford F150 taken out of Hartley, IA.  Authorities also found a 2012 Ford F250 registered to a subject from rural Melvin parked near the location where the 2014 F150 was stolen.  It was later determined that the 2012 F250 was also taken without the owner's permission.  Once at the hog site, the reporting party told the Osceola County Deputy that there was a red 2019 Textron side by side parked on the south side of his hog buildings.  The white Ford F150 was now gone, but the trailer that had been attached to it was left behind.  The plates on the trailer had been removed, but the registration was still attached to it.  The trailer was found to be registered to Farmer Coop Elevator out of Sioux Center, IA.  The 2019 Textron registration was run and it was registered to a subject from Melvin.  The registered owners were both contacted and both the trailer and side by side were stolen out of Melvin.  While the Osceola County Deputy was still at the hog site, the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office received a report of a truck and trailer in the ditch just north of Sanborn, IA.  The O'Brien County Deputy arrived at the scene of the accident and found an enclosed trailer in the ditch, but no truck.  The O'Brien County Deputy located several items from the stolen white Ford F150 in the ditch where the accident occurred.  The trailer that was left in the ditch was registered to a subject who lives in Melvin, but it hadn't been reported stolen.  The Osceola County Sheriff's Office later made contact with the registered owner of the enclosed trailer and confirmed it had been taken from his residence in Melvin without his knowledge sometime overnight.  Later that morning the stolen white Ford F150 was found parked by the former Pizza Ranch building in Sanborn, IA.  The O'Brien County Sheriff's Office later found video surveillance footage at Dyno's of the stolen vehicle and the person who was driving it.  They also found video of the suspect entering the store.  The suspect has been identified by a witness, but his name is not being released at this time.  The case is still under investigation with the Osceola County Sheriff's Office, the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office, and the Hartley Police Department.  The Sanborn Police Department is also assisting in the investigation.

December 20, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Robert Thomas Johnson, age, 35, of Sibley, IA for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Johnson was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail.  He was later released on a $1,000 unsecured appearance bond.  The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop on Hwy 9 near VanBuren Ave.

December 13, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Anthony Ray Moore, age 54, of Harris, IA for alleged Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.  Moore was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $300 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance in Harris.

December 12, 2020 at approximately 11:00pm, the Sheriff's Office received a report of a single vehicle accident that occurred on Oriole Ave south of 190th St.  Conrado Gomez Vega, age 36, of Ocheyedan, IA was driving a 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 registered to Hornet Insulation of Sibley, IA.  Gomez Vega was driving southbound when he ran off the roadway to the left and hopped an acreage driveway then returned to the roadway.  Gomez Vega then veered off the roadway again and struck the concrete barrier of the bridge in the 1900 mile of Oriole Ave causing approximately $2,000 in damage to the bridge.  The Dodge received approximately $35,000 in damage.  Gomez Vega was placed under arrest for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  He was also issued citations for Failure to Maintain Control and Open Container.  Gomez Vega was booked into the Osceola County Jail.  He was released after posting a $1,000 bond.

December 10, 2020, an Osceola County Deputies arrested Seth Daniel Stevens, age 30, of Sibley, IA for alleged Possession of Controlled Substance - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor, Domestic Assault, and Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, both Simple Misdemeanors after a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in Sibley.  Stevens was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail.  He was also charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, from an unrelated incident that occurred in March of 2020.  Stevens was held on a bond $2,800.​

On 12/3/2020 the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Sibley Ocheyedan High School reference a student who brought a handgun into the school. The handgun and 17 year old male were taken in custody and taken to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office. The 17 year old male was charged with allegedly Carrying Weapons on School grounds which is a class D Felony. The juvenile is currently being held in a juvenile detention center on the charge. 

December 1, 2020, Danielle Jessin Gomez, age 28, of Sibley, IA pleaded guilty to No Driver's License.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $250.00, a criminal penalty surcharge of thirty-five percent (35%) and the court costs of this case.

December 1, 2020, Gary C Kleve, age 71, of Ocheyedan, IA pleaded guilty to Unlawful Passing of School Bus - First Offense.  The  Defendant is to pay a fine of $250.00, a criminal penalty surcharge of thirty-five percent (35%) and the court costs of this case.

November 30, 2020, Tyler Scott Davids, age 33, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Failure to Comply with Iowa Sex Offender Registry Requirements - First Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.  The Defendant is sentenced to one (1) year in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for seven (7) days during a one (1) year formal probation to the Iowa Department of Corrections.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time previously served.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $625.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $93.75, court costs, and restitution of all court appointed attorney's fees.  However, the fine and 15% surcharge are suspended.

November 24, 2020, Adrienne Katisha William, age 24, of George, IA was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on July 17, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $430.00, a fifteen percent surcharge of $64.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.

November 24, 2020, Jeremy Steven Vogelaar, age 36, of Sheldon, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on September 19, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $430.00, a fifteen percent surcharge of $64.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served,

November 21, 2020 at approximately 10:18pm, Brenda Leigh Beenken, age 52, of Sibley, IA was driving a 1981 Chevy C1500 southbound on Hwy 60 when she struck a deer in the roadway just before the 230th St intersection.  The Chevy received approximately $2,500 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

November 17, 2020, David Darren Schwartz, age 42, of Fairfax, MN was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on May 15, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.  This sentence shall be served concurrently with the sentence imposed below.

November 16, 2020, David Darren Schwartz, age 42, of Fairfax, MN was convicted of the crime of Criminal Mischief in the 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $105.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $15.75, all court costs, and all court appointed attorney's fees, if any. The Defendant would be sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.

November 16, 2020, Benjamin Austin Kearney, age 22, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Driving While License was Suspended, Denied, or Revoked, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on July 23, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $430.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of of $64.50, all court costs, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to imprisonment in the Osceola County Jail for a term of thirty (30) days with all time suspended during  a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  

On November 14, 2020 at approximately 6:00pm, Jay Roy Butler, age 51, of Sibley, IA was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram westbound on 180th St and a struck a deer east of Hood Packaging. The Dodge received approximately $1,500 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

On  November 13th, 2020, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Bobbie Jo Julius, age 32, of Sibley for Domestic Abuse Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.  The arrest stemmed from a walk in complaint about an incident that occurred at a residence in Sibley.  Julius was booked in to the Osceola County Jail and held on a $300 bond. 

On Friday, November 13th, 2020, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office arrested Abiu Hernandez Santis, age 22, of Sibley for Domestic Abuse Assault, a Simple Misdemeanor.  The arrest stemmed from a 911 call from the 1000 block of 7th Street shortly after midnight.  Hernandez Santis was transported to the Osceola County Jail and held on a $300 bond. 

November 8, 2020, at approximately 5:55pm, Samantha Antje Ernst, age 26, of Sibley, IA was driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger eastbound in 5100 mile of 190th St when she struck a cow that was in the roadway.  The Avenger received approximately $1,500 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

November 7, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Ronald Tribble, age 32, of Sanborn, IA for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense and Driving While Revoked, both Serious Misdemeanors.  Tribble was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $2,000 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop on Hwy 60 and Opal Ave after the Sheriff's Office received a report of reckless driving.

November 7, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Ashley Grace Spillman, age 27, of Sibley, IA for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Spillman was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $1,000 bond.  The arrest stemmed after the report of a vehicle parked in the roadway at Poplar Dr and 9th Ave in Sibley.

November 7, 2020 at approximately 11:50pm, Dax Alan DeGroot, age 18, of George, IA was driving a 2013 Ford F350 northbound on Monroe Ave and turned right onto 180th St.  DeGroot was traveling too fast for the road conditions and veered into the north ditch. The F350 then rolled and flipped onto the roof.  The F350 received approximately $15,000 in damage. DeGroot and a passenger, Austin Winkel, age 20, of Ashton, IA were evaluated at the scene by the Sibley ambulance for possible injuries.  DeGroot was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain  Control.

November 6, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Dorene Inez Sabal Camacho, age 43, of Sioux  Falls, SD for alleged Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor. Sabal Camacho was also issued citations for Fraudulent Use of Registration and No Valid Driver's License.  Sabal Camacho was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $300 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a traffic stop at 7th St and 2nd Ave in Sibley.

November 4, 2020 at approximately 5:37am, Heather Ann Habben, age 45, of Sibley, IA was driving a 2006 Pontiac Montana southbound on Hwy 60 south of the 230th St intersection. Daniel Robert Eisenbacher, age 48, of Lake Park, IA was driving a 2015 Peterbilt southbound as well.  Habben swerved the Pontiac into the Peterbilt to avoid hitting a deer.  The Peterbilt rear ended the Pontiac causing approximately $3,500 in damage.  The Peterbilt received approximately $1,500 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

November 3, 2020, Jodi Ann Ackerman, age 37, of Sibley, IA was convicted of the crime of No Driver's License.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $260.00 and a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $39.00.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.

November 3, 2020, Bradley John Johnson, age 33, of Spirit Lake, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on March 21, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for thirty (30) days and credit for thirty (30) days during his inpatient treatment at Keystone Recovery Center during an informal probation to the Sheriff. The Defendant is placed on informal probation to the Osceola County Sheriff for a period of one (1) year.

November 3, 2020, Isaiah Steven Frederick, age 21, of Swea City, IA was found guilty of the crime of Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.  The Defendant is sentenced to custody of the Director of the Iowa Department of Correction for a term of two (2) years with all of that time suspended except for thirty (30) days to be served during a two (2) year formal probation to the Iowa Department of Corrections.  If this sentence is ever imposed, it shall be served concurrently with O'Brien Co Criminal No FECR011764.  The Defendant is ordered to pay the minimum fine of $625.00m a fifteen percent (15%) crime services surcharge of $93.75, court costs, and the obligation to pay restitution for all court appointed attorney's fees. However, the fine and surcharge shall be suspended.

November 3, 2020, Cory John Denoble, age 47, of Ocheyedan pled guilty to the charge of Driving While License Suspended.  The Defendant shall pay a fine of $250.00, plus any surcharges and court costs as determined by the Osceola County Clerk of Court.

November 2, 2020, Abel Espino Palma, age 43, of Sheldon, IA was found guilty of the crime of Eluding, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on June 18, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to ninety (90) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for four (4) days to be served.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.

November 2, 2020, Marcelino Espinoza Jimenez, age 26, of Sibley, IA was convicted of the crime of Simple Misdemeanor Assault. The Defendant shall pay a fine of $65.00, and fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of of $9.75.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. Defendant shall participate in an approved Iowa Domestic Abuse Program at the Defendant's expense.  The Defendant shall be placed on informal probation to the Sheriff for a period of one (1) year.  

November 2, 2020, Benjamin Elias Parsons, age 38, of Spirit Lake, IA was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on January 7, 2020. The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail, with all time suspended during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.

November 2, 2020, Joseph Daniel Moreno, age 26, of Spirit Lake, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance - First Offense, committed on February 21, 2020. The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for six (6) days four (4) hours and sixteen (16) minutes during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 28, 2020, Julio Cesar Ortiz Vargas, age 36, of South Sioux City, NE was convicted of the crimes of No Driver's License and Open Container, both Simple Misdemeanors. The Defendant is to pay a fine of $520.00 and a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $78.00.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.

October 27, 2020, Clinton Kreykes, age 38, of Sheldon, IA pled guilty to the crime of Trespass 1st Offense.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $200.00, court costs, and crime services surcharge of 15%.

October 25, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Wesley Gerald Hanson, age 30, of Ocheyedan, IA for alleged Domestic Assault - Impeding Air/Blood Flow Causing Bodily Injury, a Class D Felony and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor.  Hanson was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail where he is being held on a $5,000 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a report of a domestic incident at a residence in Ocheyedan.

October 24, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Sara Berihu Gebrehiwot, age 24, of Sibley, IA for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor, and Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, a Simple Misdemeanor.  Gebrehiwot was booked into the Osceola County Jail and held on a $1,300 bond.  The arrest stemmed from a report of a disturbance at a residence in Sibley.

October 23, 2020, Osceola County Deputies arrested Dustin Lee Gust, age 39, of Sibley, IA for alleged Assault on Persons in Certain Occupations - Intent of Injury, a Class D Felony, Assault with Intent to Inflict Serious Injury, an Aggravated Misdemeanor, and Domestic Abuse Assault - Injury or Mental Illness 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Gust was booked into the Osceola County Jail and released after posting a $500 bond. The arrest stemmed from a report of a domestic incident at a residence in Sibley.

October 20, 2020, Ricardo Morales Romero, age 34, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, Second Offense, an Aggravated Misdemeanor committed on February 4, 2018.  The Defendant is assessed the statutory minimum fine of $1,875.00 and a fifteen percent (15%) crime services surcharge of $281.25,  court costs, and restitution of all court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to ninety (90) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for seven (7) days during a two (2) year formal probation to the Iowa Department of Corrections.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time previously served for this offense.

October 20, 2020, Nyakor John Tongyik, age 25, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on June 18, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 20, 2020, Rhonda Romaine Hale, age 58, of Sioux Falls, SD was found guilty of the crimes of Assault on Persons Engaged in Certain Occupations, a Serious Misdemeanor, committed on October 29, 2019.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  However, the fine and 15% surcharge shall be waived. The Defendant is further sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for twenty (20) days which must be served.  Hale also plead guilty to the amended charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, a Class D Felony, and Possession of Methamphetamine, an Aggravated Misdemeanor.  The Defendant shall be placed in the custody of the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections for an indeterminate term not to exceed five (5) years.  This sentence shall be suspended and the Defendant shall be placed on probation to the Third Judicial District Department of Correctional Served for a period of two (2) years. The Defendant shall pay a $750.00 fine, a 15% surcharge of $112.50 and court costs of $100.00.  The Defendant shall be sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for twenty (20) days which must be served.  This shall be served concurrently with the sentence imposed above. The Defendant shall receive credit for time previously served for these offenses.

October 20, 2020, Alisha Nicole Cannon, age 34, of East Sgt Bluff, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on June 5, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 19, 2020, Jaime Sergio Valerio Gutierrez, age 43, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on April 26, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.  Defendant may, at Defendant's own arrangement and expense, serve said sentence via Second Chances, the OWI 48 hour program in the Sioux City, IA.

October 16, 2020, Ronal Estuardo Gutierrez Ramos, age 37, of Sibley, IA was convicted of the crimes of Simple Misdemeanor Assault and Criminal Mischief in the 5th Degree, both Simple Misdemeanors.   On the crime of Simple Misdemeanor assault the Defendant shall pay a fine of $65.00,and a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $9.75.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  For this offense, the Defendant is sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  For the crime of Criminal Mischief, the Defendant shall pay a fine of $65.00 and a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $9.75.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. For this offense, the Defendant is sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  This sentence shall be served consecutively to the sentence imposed in Count I.

October 12,2020, Justin William Dorris, age 37, of Sibley, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on August 1, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for three (3) days twelve (12) hours and fifty-one (51) minutes during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 8, 2020, Cory Gene Osterbuhr, age 46, of Sheldon, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Intoxicated, First Offense, committed on June 18, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 7, 2020, Alex Geovany Villanueva Madrid, age 23, of Sioux City, IA was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor, committed on July 3, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  

October 6, 2020, John Michael Bugay, age 22, of Sheldon, IA was found guilty of the crime of Operating While Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, First Offense, committed on February 1, 2020. The Defendant is to pay a fine of $1,250.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $187.50, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees. The Defendant is sentenced to sixty (60) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

October 1, 2020, Michael John Eaton, age 47, of Harris, IA was convicted of the crime of No Driver's License.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $200.00, and a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $30.00.  The Defendant shall also pay the costs of this action, victim restitution, if any, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees, all to be paid during informal probation.  The Defendant is sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for four (4) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time previously served for this offense.

October 4, 2020 at approximately 11:48pm, Ezequiel Ayala Lopez, age 24, of Sheldon, IA was driving a 1998 Mercury Mountaineer southbound on Wilson Ave/A18.  The Mercury crossed the centerline, entered the opposite shoulder/ditch area and slid sideways into the ditch on Osceola Ave.  It appeared that the vehicle rolled over at least twice before coming to a rest with the driver's side pinned against a tree.  The Mercury received approximately $5,000 in damage.  Ayala Lopez and a juvenile male passenger were transported to the Osceola Regional Health Center with incapacitating injuries.  Ayala Lopez was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control.  The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Sibley Ambulance, Ocheyedan Ambulance, Harris Fire Department, and Dickinson County EMA.

October 3, 2020, at 1:10pm David Arthur Calsbeek, age 73, of Sibley, IA was driving a 2004 Pontiac Montana northbound on 8th Ave in Sibley.  Calsbeek stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with 5th St.  Calsbeek proceeded north and failed to see a 2015 Chevy Cruze driven  by Julissa Acevedo, age 15, of Sibley, IA heading westbound on 5th St and the vehicles collided in the intersection.  The Pontiac received approximately $2,500 in damage, and the Chevy received approximately $3,500 in damage.  No injuries were reported.  Calsbeek was issued a citation for Failure to Yield from Stop Sign.

September 27, 2020, at approximately 11:50pm, Michael Timothy Van Der Weide, age 34, of Orange City, IA was driving a 2015 BMW 320I southbound on Hwy 60 north of 250th St when a deer entered the roadway.  The BMW struck the deer causing approximately $6,000 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

September 26, 2020, at approximately 10:25pm, Arbey Perez Gomez age 22, of Sibley, IA was driving a 2004 Chevy Venture registered to Gabriela Castro Diaz, of Sibley, southbound on Oriole Ave and did not stop at the stop sign at the intersection of Oriole Ave and 180th St.  Perez Gomez then, realizing that he did not stop, attempted to brake but accident pushed the accelerator causing the vehicle to lose traction on the gravel and drive off of the roadway to the left into the ditch. The Chevy received approximately $6,000 in damage.  Perez Gomez and a passenger were treated at the scene for minor injuries by the Sibley Ambulance.  Perez Gomez was cited for Failure to have a Valid Driver's License and Failure to Maintain Control.

September 21, 2020, Jason Zackery Eickholt, age 24, of Estherville, IA was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Methamphetamine, a Serious Misdemeanor committed on January 7, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  

September 21, 2020, Jose Angel Fraga, age 32, of Worthington, MN was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor, committed on August 13, 2020.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended during a one 91) year informal probation to the Sheriff.

September 19, 2020, an Osceola County Deputy arrested Jeremy Steven Vogelaar, age 36, of Sheldon, IA for allegedly Operating While Under the Influence - 1st Offense, a Serious Misdemeanor.  Vogelaar was transported and booked into the Osceola County Jail and released after posting a $200 bond.  

September 17, 2020, Christian Marcel Carter, age 21, of Lancaster, CA was found guilty of the crime of Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor, committed on November 24, 2019.  The Defendant is to pay a fine of $315.00, a fifteen percent (15%) crime services surcharge of $47.25, the costs of this action, and restitution of any court appointed attorney fees.  The Defendant is further sentenced to thirty (30) days in the Osceola County Jail with all time suspended during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  

On September 17, 2020 an Osceola County Deputy arrested Donna Rae Reisdorfer age 40 from Melvin and Derek Michael White age 36 also from Melvin, after an investigation was completed into Child Abuse allegations. Both Reisdorfer and White were charged with allegedly 1 count Child Endangerment- Neglect or abandonment of a Dependent Person which is a Class C Felony, 3 counts of Child Endangerment with Bodily Injury a Class D Felony, Administered Harmful Substances a Class D Felony and Child Endangerment an Aggravated Misdemeanor. Both Reisdorfer and White are individually being held on a $32,000 bond.

September 15, 2020, Allen Gordon Rolfes, age 45, of Sibley, IA was convicted of the crime of Simple Misdemeanor Assault.  The Defendant shall pay a $65.00 fine, a 15% surcharge of $9.75, restitution of court appointed attorney fees, if any, and the costs of this action.  The Defendant is further sentenced to imprisonment in the Osceola County Jail for a term of thirty (30) days, with all time suspended except for two (2) days during a one (1) year informal probation to the Sheriff.  The Defendant shall receive credit for time already served.

On Sunday September 6, 2020 at approximately 2110 hours the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a reckless driver eastbound on Highway 9 near Little Rock. An Osceola County Deputy located the vehicle and attempted to stop the motor vehicle for traffic violations. The vehicle refused to stop and Osceola County Deputies pursued the vehicle in the rural Sibley area. The pursuit ended in Sibley and the driver, Ronald Rall, age 58, of Sioux Falls, SD was taken into custody. Rall was charged with allegedly eluding, a serious misdemeanor, operating while intoxicated -1st offense, a serious misdemeanor, possession of a controlled substance -methamphetamine- 3rd or subsequent offense, a Class D Felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. Rall was also cited for failure to have a valid driver’s license, careless driving, failure to provide security against liability, and 3 counts of failing to obey a traffic control device. The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, the Sibley Ambulance and Jeddeloh Towing.

September 6, 2020 at approximately 4:35am, Christopher David Lawson Loghan, age 18, of Excelsior, MN was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora northbound on Hwy 60 near mile marker 45 when a deer entered the roadway.  The Aurora struck the deer causing approximately $1,000 in damage.  No injuries were reported.

September 2, 2020, at approximately 6:54pm, Slone Allen La Cour, age 22, of Hartley, IA was driving a 2017 Freightliner registered to Cooperative Farmers Elevator of Rock Valley, IA.  La Cour was attempting to turn northbound onto Highway 60 entering the on ramp from Hwy 9 but was traveling too fast causing the semi and trailer to overturn. La Cour was transported to the Osceola Regional Health Center with non-incapacitating injuries and later released. The damages are estimated at $125,000.  La Cour was issued a citation for Failure to Maintain Control. Sibley Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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