Press Releases

Frescoln arrest on Warrant

February 5, 2024

On 02/02/2024 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in the Hy-Vee parking lot in Le Mars, Iowa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Kendell Frescoln, age 43 of Hinton, Iowa. Frescoln was found to have a valid arrest warrant out of Cherokee County, Iowa for forgery,…

Chase arrested for DWLB

February 5, 2024

On 02/03/2024 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle on Highway 75 near Merrill, Iowa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Jonah Chase, age 28 of Anthon, Iowa. Chase was found to have a barred Iowa driver’s license. Chase was then placed under arrest, transported to the…

Buchanan arrested on warrant

February 5, 2024

On 02/04/2024, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in Hinton, Iowa. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Cassandra Buchanan, age 32 of Hinton, Iowa. Buchanan showed to have an arrest warrant out of Woodbury County, Iowa for an OWI charge. Buchanan was placed under arrest and…

Amber Alert -Duong Arrest on Warrant

January 31, 2024

On January 30, 2024 at approximately 3:28 PM, an Amber Alert was issued by the Iowa Department of Public Safety on behalf of the Jefferson Police Department for Bryson Duong, age 7.  Bryson was attending school at the Greene County School when he was taken from a non-custodial parent, Brandon Duong, leaving the school in…

Mendez-Niz 10-50 PD/Arrested for DWLR and No Insurance

January 30, 2024

On January 22, 2024 at 05:44 hrs., Luis Mendez Niz, age 41 of Maurice, Iowa, was operating a motor vehicle south on Hwy 75 when he lost traction on ice and snow covered roadway and left the roadway coming to a rest on the vehicle’s top in the west ditch.  No injury was reported. The…

McNabney arrested for DWLR

January 24, 2024

On 1/24/2024 at approximately 07:53 a.m.,  the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on Hwy 75 near 2nd Street in Merrill, Iowa.  The traffic stop resulted in the driver, Gina Marie McNabney, DOB 8/1/1994 of Le Mars, Iowa, being placed under arrest for driving with a revoked Iowa license. …

Mendez-Niz arrested for DWLR and No Insurance

January 24, 2024

On 01/22/24 at 5:44 a.m., Plymouth County Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle on its top near the intersection of Kern Drive and Hwy 75.  As a result of the investigation, Luis Mendez-Niz, age 41 of Maurice, Iowa was arrested and charged with driving while license denied or revoked and failure to provide…

Branson arrested for OWI

January 23, 2024

On January 22, 2024 at around 22:40 hrs., a Plymouth County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle exhibiting poor driving behavior.  Upon making contact with the driver, who was identified as Taylor Branson, age 26 of Akron, Iowa, Branson showed signs of alcohol related impairment and an investigation began.  Ultimately, Branson was…

Loraditch 10-50 PD

January 22, 2024

On January 22, 2024 at approximately 08:31 hrs., James Loraditch, age 43 of Le Mars, Iowa, was operating a 2008 Pontiac G6 traveling south on Hwy 60 in the west lane.  Loraditch lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions and slid east across Hwy 60 and entered the median/center ditch between the…

Hays arrested for OWI

January 16, 2024

On January 9, 2024 at approximately 19:54 hrs, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call about a white Ram pickup in the ditch near 24249 C80.  Plymouth County Deputies responded and the driver was identified as Kyle Alan Hays, age 37 of Westminster, Colorado.  Kyle showed signs of impairment by an alcoholic beverage. …

Winter Storm January 12th – 14th

January 15, 2024

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday the Iowa DOT along with Stockton Towing and the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office made numerous attempts to keep Hwy 3 in western Plymouth County open. The Iowa DOT brought in a large truck mounted snow blower to make these attempts.  Despite Plymouth County being in a blizzard warning, travel listed…

Krieg/Manley 10-50 PI

January 10, 2024

On 01/09/24 at 11:00 hrs., the Plymouth County Communication Center received several 9-1-1 calls about an accident involving two semi trucks on Hwy 3 near the Brunsville corner intersection.  Le Mars Fire & Rescue was dispatched and deputies responded.  Upon arrival two semis were located in the southwest ditch of the intersection.  One semi impacted…