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:

1) Region XII Council of Governments vs Georg L Maus, City of Guthrie Center, 
EQCV082504 707 North St, Guthrie Center, IA  50115     Judgment amount $ 24,786.47

2) Wilmington Trust, NA et al vs Michael Yandle, et al EQCV082496
8108 Kola St, Dexter, IA  50070     Judgment Amount  $ 78,968.39

3) Raccoon Valley Bank vs Jeffrey Carstens, et al   EQCV082483
302 Prairie St, Bayard, IA  50029
302 2nd Ave., Bayard, IA  50029
Judgment Amount  $ 65,812.24 (Sale postponed until September 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM)

4)  Raccoon Valley Bank vs Vickie L. Sellers, et al EQCV082482
702 Main St, Bagley, IA  50026     Judgment Amount  $ 40,514.58

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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