Marty Arganbright

Chief Deputy:
Jeremy Bennett


Todd Thorn

Jesse Swensen

Kent Gries

Blake Michelsen

Rodney Pavelka

Steven Henry

Civil Clerk:
Leora Laughery


Mike Herbert



Amy Cleveland
Charles Cleveland

Karla Lane

Paula Martinson
Krysty Melton

Denise Reno

Megan Van Houten

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:
HSI Victim Notification Program

Upcoming Events

Sheriff's Sales:

07/02/2015 at 10:00 A.M.
Farmers State Bank vs Joel Hester, et al        EQCV082434    202 East
Main St, Panora, IA  50216

Could Curt or whomever updates our website show two Sheriff's sales
Thurs 8/06/2015 at 10:00 A.M.

Wells Fargo vs James and Deborah O'Keeffe, 224 N Exposition St, Stuart,
IA  50250   EQCV082420

US Bank et al vs James and Misty Gilbert, et al 3297 Ranch Tr, Menlo,
IA  502164    EQCV082412

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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