Marty Arganbright

Chief Deputy:
Jeremy Bennett


Todd Thorn

Jesse Swensen

Kent Gries

Blake Michelsen

Steven Henry

Civil Clerk:
Leora Laughery


Mike Herbert



Amy Cleveland
Charles Cleveland

Karla Lane

Paula Martinson
Krysty Melton

Denise Reno

Phone: (641) 747-2214
Fax: (641) 747-3346

Guthrie County Sheriff
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Hrs: 24 hours/day


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Guthrie County Sheriff
The county's principal peace officer is the Guthrie County Sheriff, who is elected every four years. Currently, the Sheriff is Marty Arganbright. The Sheriff and Sheriff's Deputies are the police force for residents of the unincorporated areas of the county.

The Sheriff's Office handles all routine and emergency calls for these areas, and regularly patrols all areas of the county.

The Sheriff's Office also issues permits to purchase and carry firearms and houses the Guthrie County Jail.


News of Interest:

Non Professional Permits to Carry

HSI Victim Notification Program

Upcoming Events:

JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA vs Whitney Glade and Happy Acres EQCV082632. Sale set for 10/26/2017 at 10:00 A.M. 8157 Outer Dr, Dexter, IA 50070. Judgment amount 102,038.85.

Pacific Union Financial, LLC vs Steven Russell, Shirley Russell, et al EQCV082704 . Sale set for 10/26/2017 at 10:00 A.M. 2215 200th St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115. Judgment amount $176.313.48.

Wells Fargo Bank NA vs Alicia Hanner. Sale set for 11/30/17. 615 N Sherman St., Stuart, IA 50250. Judgment amount $54,921.05.

US Bank, et al vs Kimberly D Spender Kline, et al EQCV082712. Sale set for 11/30/17. 800 Prairie Street, Guthrie Center, IA 50115. Judgment amount $75,300.88.

Nationstar Mortgage LLC vs Mark K Strahl, et al. Sale Set for 12/14/17. 8442 Why Not Crt, Dexter, IA 50070. Judgment amount $51,265.70.

Ditech Financial LLC vs Cheryl Keith, James Keith, et al. Sale set for 11/30/17. 409 East Main Street, Panora, IA 50216. Judgment amount $89,768.07.

Relevant Links
Sex Offender Registry
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Iowa State Patrol
Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
Iowa Department of Transportation
Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
Concerns of Police Survivors - The Source for Law Enforcement


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