- Published on Monday, 09 December 2013 17:04
The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office was called to 1, 28th St., rural Spirit Lake for an unresponsive female at 10:25PM on December 8th, 2013. The female was deceased when Sheriff’s Deputies arrived. The death is being investigated as a homicide. The victim is identified as Sarah Renee Grimmius (36) of Jackson Minnesota.
Tailer James Handsacker (21) of Spirit Lake Iowa has been arrested and booked into the Dickinson County Jail on a charge of 1st Degree Murder.
The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office has been assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Spirit Lake Police, Arnolds Park Police, Jackson County MN Sheriff’s Office, Dickinson County Attorney’s Office, Spirit Lake Rescue and LRH Ambulance.
This is an active investigation. Please do not call the Sheriff’s Office for information. Further information regarding this incident will be posted on this website as it becomes available.
All persons are innocent until proven guilty.
- Published on Thursday, 05 December 2013 12:06
The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in a theft investigation. DCSO took a report of a stolen gravity grain wagon. The wagon was stolen some time between 5:30PM on December 3rd and 4:30PM on December 4th, from a farm just west of Terril Iowa. The wagon is described as a Brent model 640, red, with a black 2 foot extension on the top.
Anyone seeing this wagon pulled down the road or having information about this crime is asked to contact the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office at 712-336-2525 or to call Crimestoppers at 712-336-2345.
- Published on Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00
Des Moines, IOWA -- Iowa law enforcement will be out in force again this Thanksgiving Holiday with increased visibility and aggressive traffic enforcement. The Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) is announcing extra city, county and state officers will be out in force ensuring traveler’s buckle up, slow down and drive responsibly in order to save lives and reduce crashes.