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

Zishka arrested for PCS/Paraphernalia and warrant

March 22, 2023

On 03/21/23 at 2:49 a.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office received notification of a subject residing at a residence in Hinton, Iowa and the subject had two valid Plymouth County warrants.  Deputies made contact with the subject at the residence later identified as Michael James Zishka, age 63 of Hinton, Iowa.  As a results of Read More »


Hayes arrested for OWI 3rd or subsequent, Child Endangerment and DWLB

March 21, 2023

On 03/20/2023 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle near the intersection of C80/Frelon Dr in Plymouth County, Iowa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Damien Marcel Hayes, age 29 of Sioux City, Iowa. Hayes showed to have a barred Iowa driver’s license. Hayes was then placed Read More »


Sivas arrested for OWI and no valid DL

March 20, 2023

On 03/17/23 at 10:31 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near Hinton, Iowa.  As a result of the traffic stop, Dem Sivas, age 25 of Le Mars, Iowa was arrested and charged with operating while under the influence and no valid driver’s license.  Sivas was booked into the 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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