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:

11-10-2016    10:00 A.M.

Embrace Home Loans Inc vs Pamela J Murphy; Parties in Possession   
EQCV082409 1108 McPherson St, Casey, IA  50048 Judgment Amt $ 29,087.19

PHH Mortgage Corp vs Jack D. Richard, Rhonda M. Richard, et al       
EQCV082581 1108 Hwy 25, Bagley, IA  50026 Judgment Amt $ 74,271.85

12-01-2016      10:00 A.M.

Idaho Housing and Finance Assn vs Aaron Hall and Katelyn Hall              

EQCV082583 - 501 N 5th Street, Guthrie Center, IA  50115 Judgment Amt $96,700.00

Quicken Loans Inc vs Tyler E. Olson, et al
EQCV082588    324 North Western St, Stuart, IA  50250 Judgment Amt  $ 56,468.71

Poss 3rd sale Quicken Loans Inc vs James V Ritsch, Donna C. Ritsch, et al  
EQCV082555   8116 Ivy Street, Dexter, IA  50070 Judgment Amt  $120,923.59


Postponed until 01-05-2017 at 10:00 A.M.

Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs Randall E Galivan, Jamie L Galivan, et al     
EQCV082567 706 Main St, Bagley, IA  50026 Judgment amt $ 62,581.33

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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