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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 »

Schenk arrest on warrant

September 20, 2022

On 09/19/22 at 8:00 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elizabeth Renae Schenk, age 32 of Sioux Center, Iowa on an active Plymouth County warrant.  The warrant is for violation of probation with an original charge of operating while under the influence 2nd offense.  Schenk was booked into the Plymouth County Jail and held Read More »

Citizens Academy

September 19, 2022

The Le Mars Police Dept. and Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office are excited to announce an upcoming Citizens Academy. This is a chance for residents in Le Mars and Plymouth County to see how their law enforcement operates. Classes will start Tuesday, October 18th and be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening for four (4) weeks Read More »

Harms arrested for criminal mischief

September 19, 2022

On September 18, 2022 at approximately 2039 hrs., the Plymouth County Deputies responded to the Plymouth County Jail for assistance requested by the Plymouth County Jail staff.  Tanner Alexander Harms, age 24 of Le Mars, was an inmate at the Plymouth County Jail.  It was learned that Harms destroyed Plymouth County property inside of the Read More »

Gray arrest on warrant

September 13, 2022

On 09/10/22 at 12:10 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Wayne Gray, age 33 of Cherokee, Iowa on a valid Plymouth County warrant.  The warrant is for violation of probation with original charges of possession of controlled substance 2nd offense and failure to affix drug stamp.  Gray was booked into the Plymouth County Read More »

Detloff arrested for DWLS

September 12, 2022

On September 6, 2022, Plymouth County Sheriff’s deputies were requested in the area of Marble Avenue and 160th St for a one vehicle roll-over accident.  Upon arrival on scene there were no injuries.  The driver of the vehicle, Kaden Detloff, age 20 of Ireton, was eastbound on 160th when he  failed to negotiate a turn Read More »

Hoffer arrested for OWI

September 7, 2022

On September 6, 2022 a traffic stop was conducted on a white Pontiac Grand Prix at the intersection of Central Ave and Edward Drive in Le Mars, Iowa. During the course of the traffic stop the driver Shawnda Lee Hoffer, age 28 of Sioux City, Iowa, was placed under arrest for OWI first offense and Read More »

Hoonhorst arrested for DWLR

September 6, 2022

On 09/02/2022 a Donald Hoonhorst, age 44 of Le Mars, Iowa, drove himself to the Plymouth County Jail to serve a mittimus. Hoonhorst was found to have a revoked Iowa driver’s license due to OWI test failure. Hoonhorst was additionally charged with driving while license revoked.

Speed Enforcement Project

September 1, 2022

From August 18th to August 31st,  the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted targeted speed enforcement patrols. During that period five deputies worked a total of 32 hours on the project. The goal was to reduce excessive speeds in Plymouth County thereby reducing the number of serious injury or fatality accidents. The speed enforcement will continue Read More »

10-50 PI

August 31, 2022

On August 30, 2022 at approximately 1804 hours the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a car vs semi accident on Highway 75 near C80 in Plymouth County. Officers, deputies and ambulance crew arrived and determined a Peterbilt semi was attempting to turn at a gravel turnaround from the far lane causing a collision Read More »

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