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  • Febraury Robbery Suspect Arrested

    The Sioux City Police Department arrested 18-year-old Seth James Pointer, Sioux City, for the attempted robbery of the Kum & Go, 2026 Riverside Blvd, one month ago.

    On February 6 at about 2:52, Pointer entered the Kum & Go, displayed a weapon, and demanded money but fled the scene without...

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New Years Eve Safety Tips

If you are hosting a New Year's Eve party, following a few simple rules could prevent a tragedy:

  • Plan ahead by naming a "designated driver." Make this your responsibility as the host.
  • Contact a local cab company to provide rides for your guests.
  • Serve non-alcoholic beverages as an option to your guests.
  • Stop serving alcohol to your guests several hours before the party ends.
  • Provide your guests with a place to stay overnight in your home.

If you are attending New Year's Eve parties and celebrations:

  • If you drink, don't drive.
  • Plan ahead and always designate a sober driver before the party or celebration begins.
  • If you are impaired, call a taxi, use mass transit, or get a sober friend or family member to come pick you up.
  • Or, stay where you are until you are sober.
  • Take the keys from someone if you think he/she is too impaired to drive.
 
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Sioux City Police
Febraury Robbery Suspect Arrested

The Sioux City Police Department arrested 18-year-old Seth James Pointer, Sioux City, for the attempted robbery of the Kum & Go, 2026 Riverside Blvd, one month ago.

On February 6 at about 2:52, Pointer entered the Kum & Go, displayed a weapon, and demanded money but fled the scene without the money when two customers interrupted the robbery.

Acting on tips provided by the public, officers executed a search warrant on Pointer’s residence and located clothing and a bb gun that was designed to look like a real firearm used in the robbery.

Pointer was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Woodbury County Jail where he was charged with Robbery 2nd, a class C felony, and Assault While Participating in a Felony, a class D felony.

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Halloween Pursuit

Sioux City Police were involved in a pursuit during the early morning hours of 10/31/2014. The incident started as a call in the 3700 block of Jackson where it was reported that an occupied vehicle in the area was causing a disturbance. Officers located the vehicle and upon their arrival the driver fled. The vehicle eluded officers south on Nebraska to 32nd and west to Hamilton. The driver went north and attempted to hide behind Clark School. Once found, the vehicle left eastbound through the parking lot driving over the medians. The vehicle was pursued east on Outer Drive to Hwy. 75. There the vehicle turned north and continued fleeing at a high rate of speed. The vehicle lost the front left tire and continued on the rim at speeds over 90 mph.

A short distance later the front rim came loose and struck the pursuing patrol car in the windshield. The officer involved was able to maintain control of his vehicle and as the suspect slowed was able to PIT (Precision/Pursuit Intervention Technique) the vehicle. The suspect ran from his vehicle into a nearby cornfield. A K-9 Sergeant and his partner were able to locate him and he was quickly taken into custody.
 
Video of the pursuit can be viewed at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLl_q8xepcs 
 
 
SCPD Searching for Angel Gomez

UPDATE – Angel Gomez was taken into custody at his residence at 5:45 am without incident. He was booked into Woodbury County Jail and charged with Domestic Assault, False Imprisonment, Robbery, and other charges related to this incident.

On August 23, 2014 at about 7:48 pm, the Sioux City Police Department received a report of a kidnapping involving a gun in the 2000 block of Summit St.

Officers learned that Angel Gomez of Sioux City threatened his fiancé with a gun and forced her into a car.

Gomez then struck another vehicle that was not involved while fleeing the area.

Gomez drove to War Eagle Park where he threatened another subject with the gun and stole that person’s vehicle. The owner of the car that was stolen was not injured in this incident.

Gomez’s fiancé was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injures as a result of be being assaulted by him during this incident.  Her name is not being released at this time.

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Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

phone: 712-279-6440
fax: 712-279-6148

csheehan@sioux-city.org

To Report a Non-Emergency Crime or Accident
712/279-6960

Victim Advocacy Program or 
Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator
at 712-279-6398 or 
the Council's web site.

PROJECT LIFESAVER - IOWA

Project Lifesaver is a project
that provides a tracking system
to locate individuals who have
the tendency to wander and become lost.

Project Lifesaver International

or contact Rita Donnelly 712-279-6424
rdonnelly@sioux-city.org