Press Releases

Utesch arrested for OWI

August 22, 2022

On 08/16/2022, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle near the intersection of K22 and South Ridge Road in Plymouth County, Iowa due to a speeding violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Robb Utesch, age 52 of Le Mars, Iowa.  Utesch was found to be in…

Manigal arrested for OWI 1st offense

August 22, 2022

On August 21,, 2022 a traffic stop was conducted on a Maroon Dodge Intrepid at the intersection of C-38 and Highway 75 just outside of Le Mars, Iowa. The driver, Kayla Mc Manigal, age 22 of Le Mars, Iowa, was found to be under the influence and was arrested for OWI 1st offense.   She was…

Shultz arrest on warrant and providing false information

August 22, 2022

On 8/19/22 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office stopped to assist a motorist at the intersection of K18 S and Hwy 12.  While assisting the motorist and attempting to identify a male subject who was a passenger of the vehicle, it was determined that male subject was providing false  identification information.  As a result, Joshua Adam…

Sorensen arrested for DWLS

August 19, 2022

On 08/18/22, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motorcycle on K22 in Plymouth County, Iowa due to a speeding violation. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Kaleb Sorensen, age 25 of Sioux City, Iowa. Sorensen showed to have a suspended Iowa driver’s license and was cited into court…

Fisher arrest on warrant

August 18, 2022

On 08/18/22 at 7:25 a.m., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael Timothy Fisher, age 43 of Hinton, Iowa on a valid Plymouth County warrant. The warrant is for violation of probation with an original charge of attempted burglary 3rd degree. Fisher was booked into the Plymouth County Jail and held on bond.

Cardwell arrested for OWI, PCS and Paraphernalia

August 18, 2022

On August 18, 2022 at approximately 0039 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a black 2013 GMC Terrain on Hwy 75 near 250th Street. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Carrie Leth Cardwell, age 43 of Sioux City, Iowa. Cardwell presented a revoked Iowa driver’s license for OWI…

Stallman arrest for DWLS

August 17, 2022

On August 17, 2022 at approximately 0906 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a black Nissan Altima on Hwy 75 near mile marker 119. The driver, Kayleen Stallman, age 37 of Hartley, Iowa, was found to have a suspended Iowa driver’s license and no SR-22 insurance. Kayleen was taken to…

Esparza arrested for OWI 2nd offense

August 16, 2022

On 08/14/2022 the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle in the 25,000 blk of K22 for a speed violation. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Tiana Martinez Esparza, age 24 of Le Mars, Iowa. During the traffic stop Esparza was investigated for impaired driving and ultimately was…

Kimmer arrested for PCS and OWI 1st

August 15, 2022

On August 14, 2022, a traffic stop was conducted on a silver Chevy Suburban at the Casey’s parking lot in Merrill, Iowa. The driver, Neil Jacob Kimmer, age 42 of Sioux City, Iowa, was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. He was placed under arrest and booked into the Plymouth County Jail.…

Wilson arrested for PCS 3rd

August 15, 2022

On August 13, 2022, a traffic stop was conducted on a blue Dodge Stratus at the intersection of Highway 75 & Calhoun Street in Merrill, IA. The driver identified as Cody James Wilson, age 49 of Spencer, Iowa, was found to be in possession of multiple controlled substances. Cody was also showing signs of impairment…

UTV Accident

August 11, 2022

On August 10, 2022 at approximately 1146 hrs., the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a UTV accident with injuries that occurred at a residence in the 28,000 block of Hill Lane, located west of Hinton, Iowa. During the investigation it was learned that an eight-year-old male was driving an unregistered 2012…

Gengler arrested for OWI 3rd or subsequent

August 11, 2022

On August 5, 2022, a traffic stop was conducted at C-38 and Otter Ave. The driver Jacob John Gengler, age 28 of Le Mars, Iowa, was placed under arrest for OWI 3rd and subsequent. He was booked into the Plymouth County Jail.