Press Releases

Nannen arrested on warrant

June 24, 2024

On 06/24/24 at 2:32 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mark Arlen Nannen, age 42 of Le Mars, Iowa on Plymouth County warrants for trespass 1st offense, burglary 2nd degree and theft 4th degree. Nannen was booked into the Plymouth County Jail and held on $23,000 bond.

Sioux Rivers Press Release- Flooding

June 24, 2024

In light of the recent devastating floods, torrential rains and tornados that have impacted our communities, Sioux Rivers Mental Health and Disability Service Region (Sioux, Lyon, Plymouth, O’Brien, Emmet, and Dickinson Counties) is urging residents to prioritize their emotional health and self-care during these challenging times. Natural disasters not only cause physical damage but also…

Pratt arrested for OWI 2nd/PCS 3rd

June 20, 2024

On June 19, 2024 at 3:48 p.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a minor vehicle accident on C38 at Fawn Ave. As part of the investigation it was determined that the driver of a 2012 Ford Fusion had ran a stop sign causing the minor accident. As a result of the investigation…

Wingert arrested for eluding and no contact violation

June 17, 2024

On 06/10/24 at approximately 15:37  hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle near K22 and S. Ridge Road.  The vehicle was described as a silver 2015 Chevy pickup.  The driver was identified as Johnathan Lawrence Wingert, age 33 of rural Sioux City, Iowa.  Wingert had just violated…

Jacobs arrested for Domestic Assault

June 13, 2024

On June 12, 2024 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office was called to Westfield regarding an assault that took place.  Deputies responded and an investigation was conducted.  As a result of the investigation 42-year-old Josh Jacobs of Le Mars, Iowa was arrested and transported to the Plymouth County Jail.  Jacobs was charged with domestic abuse assault…

Kounkel arrested on multiple charges

June 12, 2024

On June 11, 2024 at approximately 6:40PM, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a victim who had been assaulted at their home in the 27,000 block of 160th St.  Deputies responded to this address and during their investigation learned that the suspect Chase Roy Kounkel, age 39 of Le Mars, Iowa, who…

Ryfoss arrested for DWLS

June 11, 2024

On June 7, 2024 at 22:21 hrs., a deputy with the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 12 near Butcher Road on a Buick sedan with Woodhouse plates. The driver, Keith Ryfoss, was found to not have a valid driver’s license and was suspended.  Ultimately Ryfoss was booked into the Plymouth…

Hernandez arrested for OWI

June 11, 2024

On June 9, 2024 at 00:44 min in the morning a deputy with the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in Le Mars on a red For F 150. The driver of the truck was driving poorly and had a plate lamp out. The driver was identified as Eleazar Loaeza Hernandez of Le…

Jimenez Espinosa,Jesus arrested for OWI and No DL

June 11, 2024

On June 10th 2024 at 0140 in the morning a Deputy with the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a Ford F 150 for speed and poor job of driving. The driver identified as Jesus Enrique Jimenez Espinosa of Le Mars, Iowa was investigated for driving under the influence and taken to…

Garner/King 10-50 PD

June 10, 2024

On June 7, 2024 at approximately 09:53 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident on Hawkeye Ave. Donald Garner, age 67 of Pierson, Iowa was operating a 2011 Ford Flex.  Garner was pulling out of the Remsen Veterinary Clinic onto Hawkeye Ave and upon pulling out of the veterinary clinic…

Jebsen arrested for OWI 3rd and Domestic Assault 3rd or subsequent

June 10, 2024

On 06/06/2024 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 19,000 block of Juniper Ave in reference to an assault. Upon arrival a Corey Jebsen, age 50 of Le Mars, Iowa was observed operating a motor vehicle on the property.  Jebsen showed several signs of impairment and was ultimately evaluated for impaired driving. Upon completion…

Peterson arrested for PCS

June 10, 2024

On 06/08/2024 at 1952 hrs., Plymouth County Deputies did initiate a traffic stop on Highway 75 and Titan Road.  The motor vehicle was stopped for a speeding, expired registration, and excessive dark window tint infractions.  The driver was identified as Tayler Peterson, age 25.  During the traffic stop deputies did smell the odor of marijuana…