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

Sheriff's Sales:

6/30/2016 Peoples Trust & Savings Bank vs Mark Kopaska and Jolinda Shaffer, f/k/a Jolinda Badger f/ka Jolinda Kopaska, CBSI, Inc., and Parties In Possession  EQCV082544 Property Address:  309 So 7th St, Guthrie Center, IA  50115  $ 10,347.81


7/14/2016 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs Kimberley R. Hamilton; Lisa R. Hamilton; Monica M. Cateron; State of Iowa  EQCV082515 Property Address:  8435 Park, Dexter, IA  50070    $ 78,599.96


7/14/2016 U.S. Bank National Association vs Casey Hanley, Administrator of the Estate of Mark Wellar Hanley, deceased; Casey Hanley; Jonathan Hanley; Long Branch Maintenance; State of Iowa, Iowa Department of Revenue & Finance;  EQCV082474 Property Address:  8121 Lakeshore Dr, Dexter, IA  50070

Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs Robert P White, Cynthia White, et al. Address: 2555 Wagon Road, Panora, IA 50216. Judgment amount $108,391.06. This was scheduled for 5/26/16 and has been postponed until 7/25/2016.




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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