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Lyon County, Iowa  

LYON COUNTY IS HOME TO:

Cities:    Alvord, Doon, George, Inwood, Larchwood, Lester, Little Rock, Rock Rapids

Schools:    Central Lyon, George-Little Rock, West Lyon, Doon Christian, Inwood Christian, Doon Protestant Reformed

Lyon County Attorney - Press Releases

STATE v DAVID SANCHEZ ALANIZ

On April 13, 2017, David Sanchez Alaniz, was sentenced for Possession of Marijuana, a Serious Misdemeanor. Alaniz was sentenced to 180 days in the Lyon County Jail with all but 2 days suspended and credit for 8 hours served following arrest. Alaniz was sentenced to pay a $315.00 fine, $110.25 statutory surcharge, $10.00 D.A.R.E. surcharge, $100.00 court costs, $125.00 Law Enforcement Initiative Surcharge, jail fees, and court appointed attorney fees. Alaniz was also sentence to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and follow any treatment/rehabilitation/monitoring program as recommended by said evaluation.

 

STATE v LEANN RENEE GAUL

On April 11, 2017, Leann Renee Gaul, was sentenced for Theft 5th, a Simple Misdemeanor. Gaul was sentenced to pay court costs and restitution in the amount of $100.00.

 

STATE v DANIEL JOHN GISOLF

On April 11, 2017, Daniel John Gisolf, was sentenced for Reckless Use of Firearm, a Simple Misdemeanor. Gisolf was sentenced to serve thirty (30) days in the Lyon County Jail with all-time suspended and with credit for 9 hours served following arrest. Gisolf was ordered to pay a $65.00 fine, $22.75 statutory surcharge, $60.00 court costs, and jail fees. Gisolf was also sentenced to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and follow any treatment/rehabilitation/monitoring program as recommended by evaluation.

 

STATE v CASEY RICHARD SOMMERS

On April 3, 2017, Casey Richard Sommers, was sentenced for Disorderly Conduct, a Simple Misdemeanor. Sommers was ordered to serve thirty (30) days in the Lyon County Jail with all-time suspended and credit for 23 hours already served following arrest. Sommers was ordered to pay a $65.00 fine, $22.75 statutory surcharge, $100.00 court costs, and jail fees.

 

On April 11, 2017, Casey Richard Sommers, was sentenced for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a Simple Misdemeanor. Sommers was ordered to serve thirty (30) days in the Lyon County Jail with all-time suspended and credit for time already served on this offense. Sommers was ordered to pay a $100.00 fine, $35.00 statutory surcharge, $60.00 court costs, $10.00 D.A.R.E. surcharge, $125.00 Law Enforcement Initiative Surcharge, and jail fees.

 

STATE v PERRY DALE VANDEKIEFT

On April 6, 2017, Perry Dale VandeKieft, was found guilty by jury in Lyon District Court of Sexual Abuse in the Second Degree, a Class B Felony after a jury found he had sexually abused a child during the spring of 2016.  This matter was investigated by the Lyon County Sheriff's Office and prosecuted by Assistant Attorney General Coleman McAllister.

 

After the verdict, VandeKieft was taken into immediate custody and transported to the Lyon County Jail where he awaits sentencing.   Sentencing in this case has been scheduled for May 30, 2017.  A Class B Felony is punishable by up to 25 years in prison.  Additionally, as a forcible felony, an individual sentenced under this provision is not eligible for parole until they have served seventeen and half years of the twenty-five year sentence.

 

 

 

 

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.