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

Kirchner arrest on warrant

October 3, 2022

On 10/2/22 at 8:47 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kathryn Angela Kirchner, age 37 of Le Mars, Iowa on two active warrants.  The warrants are for violation of probation with an original charge of controlled substance violation and violation of probation with an original charge for operating while under the influence 2nd offense.  Read More »


Stoos arrested for OWI

September 26, 2022

On September 25th, 2022, a traffic stop took place at the intersection of C-12 and Fir Ave in Plymouth County. During the stop the driver Lauren Stoos, age 28 of Alton, Iowa, was found to be under the influence. She was taken into custody for OWI and transported to the Plymouth County Jail.


Bringman arrested for DWLS

September 21, 2022

On 09/20/22 at 10:30 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of K18 and West Loop Road.  The driver, Matthew Alanson Bringman, age 56 of Westfield, Iowa was found to be barred from driving in the State of Iowa.  Bringman was arrested and charged with driving 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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