Plymouth County

Sheriff’s Office

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Welcome to the plymouth county sheriff’s office

"We believe in serving with honesty, integrity, commitment, teamwork, professionalism, accountability, and sense of community."

On behalf of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office, I want to welcome you to our website. Plymouth County is located in the NW corner of Iowa, bordering our neighbor state South Dakota.  We are the 4th largest county in square miles, 864, with a population of approximately 26,000.  Plymouth County is also the northernmost start for the beautiful Loess Hills Byway.  Cities located in Plymouth County include the county seat LeMars, the ICE CREAM CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, Akron, Brunsville, Craig, Hinton, Kingsley, Merrill, Oyens, Remsen, Westfield and a small portion of Sioux City.   Hopefully, you will find this website user-friendly and provide you with answers to questions you may have. 

Latest News & Press Releases

Lowry arrested for PCS/DWLS

November 30, 2022

On November 29, 2022 at approximately 23:35 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a white 2004 Toyota Camry on Hwy 75 south of Merrill, Iowa.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Joshua Joseph Lowry, age 40 of Sioux City.  Lowry appeared to be under the influence.  Lowry was Read More »

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Styles/Ross 10-50 PD

November 30, 2022

On November 29, 2022 at approximately 0825 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a two-vehicle accident on Hwy 75 near 150th St, north of Le Mars. Upon arrival it was learned that a southbound Jeep Cherokee had lost control due to driving too fast for conditions. This vehicle then crossed the centerline Read More »

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Gorrochotegui 10-50 PI

November 30, 2022

On November 29, 2022 at approximately 0650 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a single vehicle rollover accident near mile marker 111 Hwy 75 just south of Merrill. Upon arrival it was determined that a northbound vehicle had lost control due to driving too fast for conditions. The vehicle entered the east Read More »

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A message from Sheriff Jeff TeBrink

The mission of the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office is to work cooperatively with the public in protecting and enhancing the quality of life in Plymouth County and in doing so, we are dedicated to providing the highest professional and ethical level of law enforcement and corrections service.  

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