Plymouth County

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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

Keeler arrest on warrants

September 18, 2023

On 9/15/2023 at approximately 1:41 p.m.,  the Hinton Police Department was involved in a vehicle pursuit on Highway 75 from Hinton into Sioux City.  The vehicle being pursued would crash on Highway 75 in Sioux City.  A wanted male passenger in that vehicle fled on foot.  The Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene Read More »


Denker arrested for OWI

September 18, 2023

On 09/17/23 at 3:44 a.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Juniper Ave and Hwy 3.  As a result of the traffic stop, Brent John Denker, age 36 of North Sioux City, South Dakota, was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence 3rd Read More »


Martinez arrested for OWI and DWLS

September 15, 2023

On 9/9/2023 at approximately 5:59 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s office received a complaint of a vehicle traveling in a reckless manner north on highway 75.  The occupants of that vehicle were also observed smoking marijuana.  A short time later the suspect vehicle was located at the Oyens shooting range.  An investigation was conducted and 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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