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Kossuth County Sheriff Report

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The information included on this page has been obtained from public records — either court files, police and sheriff logs or accident reports. 


Monday, July 11

5:47 a.m.: 911 hang up, Whittemore.

9:01 a.m.: Cattle in ditch.

10:06 a.m.: Tractor fire, Titonka.

10:29 a.m.: Ambulance, Algona.

1:59 p.m.: Request for escort, West Bend.

3:15 p.m.: Report of information, Titonka.

Algona Police Reports

Monday, July 4

12:57 a.m.: Welfare check.

5:39 a.m.: Line damaged on N Ridgley, AMU contacted.

8:54 a.m.: Ambulance.

6:33 p.m.: Fireworks complaint.

7:58 p.m.: Reported subject missing, located.

8:39 p.m.: Fireworks complaint.

9:31 p.m.: Fireworks complaint.

9:59 p.m.: Fireworks complaint.

10:06 p.m.: Reported keys missing form vehicle.

11:32 p.m.: Report of subject standing on ledge of bridge.


Monday, July 4

12:46 a.m.: Fireworks complaint, Titonka.

2:53 a.m.:  Animal complaint, Lakota.

2:54 a.m.: Alarms, Algona.

3:16 a.m.: Traffic stop, Algona.

10:28 a.m.: Damage to mailbox, Wesley.

11:34 a.m.: Traffic stop, Algona.

2:45 p.m.: Vehicle unlock, Burt.

5:16 p.m.: Request for deputy, Algona.

5:39 p.m.: Alarm, Algona.

5:54 p.m.: 911 hang up, Burt.

7:32 p.m.: Ambulance, Wesley.


Monday, June 27

9:57 a.m.: Brown Shoe Fit requested to speak with officer.

12:27 p.m.: Speak with officer.

1:21 p.m.: Scam call.

2:39 p.m.: Animal complaint.

5:17 p.m.: Unlock.


Tuesday, June 28

6:10 p.m.: Accident.

8:36 p.m.: Alarm.


Wednesday, June 29

7:14 a.m.: Ambulance.

7:18 a.m.: Found license plate.

8:40 a.m.: Child wandering.


Monday, June 27

12:28 a.m.: Request for deputy, Fenton.

2:49 a.m.: Report of vehicle vs. deer, Algona.

7:54 a.m.: Request for deputy, Fenton.

8:43 a.m.: Aided with accident, Palo Alto Co.

9:41 a.m.: Report of lost property.

10:29 a.m.: Report of missing property, Wesley.

12:32 p.m.: Request for deputy, Lu Verne.

4:36 p.m.: Report of found property, Algona.

4:39 p.m.: Request to speak to deputy, Algona.

Accident Reports

Motorcycle Fatality

On July 2 at about 11:48 p.m. the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a motorcycle in the ditch near the corner of 240th St. and 140th Ave., about 3/4 miles south of the Oak Lake entrance. Algona EMS and officers from the sheriff's office, Algona Police Department and Iowa State Patrol responded to the scene.

Law Enforcement

Sheriff Reports


Notice to Readers:

The information included on this page has been obtained from public records — either court files, police and sheriff logs or accident reports. The Kossuth County Advance staff reminds readers that all charges are accusations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


Monday, June 6

12:22 a.m.: House fire, Bode.

11:45 a.m.: 911 hang up, Wesley.

Law Enforcement

Algona Police Reports


Monday, June 6

9:43 a.m.: Unlock.

10:16 a.m.: Ambulance.

1:05 p.m.: Fraud.

3:50 p.m.: Speak with officer referring to Algona resident.

4:32 p.m.: Ambulance.

4:37 p.m.: Follow up from 

6:07 p.m.: Accident State and Jones.

7:48 p.m.: Ambulance.


Tuesday, June 7

3:01 a.m.: Car in ditch.


Wednesday, June 8

Accident Reports

T660 causes four way stop collision

Law Enforcement



Monday, May 30

12:10 a.m.: Weather announcement.

6:53 a.m.: Disabled vehicle, Algona.

8:26 a.m.: Report of information, Algona.

9:18 a.m.: Request for deputy, Titonka.

9:40 a.m.: Traffic stop, Algona.

9:43 a.m.: Parade escort, Whittemore.

11:32 a.m.: Welfare check, Titonka.

1:38 p.m.: Request for deputy, Titonka.

1:48 p.m.: Request for deputy, Burt.


On May 19, 2022, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office took a report of a missing 2003 Chevy Suburban near the Hwy. 9 and 70th Ave. area west of Swea City. The vehicle was entered as stolen. On May 20 this same vehicle was stopped in Freeborn County in Minnesota and was found to be driven by Jacob Govern, 24, of Ledyard. Govern is facing charges in Freeborn County and a warrant was issued out of Kossuth County for the theft of the vehicle.


Weather conditions cause GMC/Semi collision


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