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

Wrecked It Reunion Tour – Traffic enforcement

June 1, 2023

The Crash Dummies, Vince and Larry, are making a comeback this summer to remind people to “Buckle Up.”  It is simple, takes 2 seconds and no doubt saves lives.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in 2020, there were 10,893 unbuckled passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes in the United States.  In that Read More »


DeYoung arrest on warrant

May 30, 2023

On 05/30/2023 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Richard DeYoung, age 71 of Craig, Iowa. DeYoung had three outstanding valid arrest warrants for harassment in the 1st degree (x2) and disorderly conduct. DeYoung was then transported to the Plymouth County Jail. At the Plymouth County Jail, DeYoung was also charged with operating motor vehicle without Read More »


Motor vehicle/Pedestrian accident

May 30, 2023

On May 27, 2021 at around 12:41 hours deputies with the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Officer were requested in the 31000-blk of West Loop Road for a vehicle vs bicycle accident.  Upon arrival, deputies located a 2009 Jeep Liberty that had struck a subject on a bicycle.  Investigation revealed that the Jeep Liberty had been leaving 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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