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Posted on May 26, 2022 at 8:12 AM by Michelle Delaney
Reported: 5/25/2022 6:40PM Location: 100blk Kasan Ave, Volga
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took report a vehicle had been purposefully damaged sometime within the last year. While driving south on Kasan Ave, the juvenile driver noticed odd sounds coming from the vehicle and when the driver stopped to inspect the vehicle a tire fell off. It appears someone intentionally loosened all the lug nuts. The driver was able to repair the vehicle and call for an investigation as there was no apparent reason, other than tampering, for the wheel to have fallen off. The total damage to the vehicle is estimated at $850.00. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.
As a safety precaution, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the motoring public to ensure the safety of their vehicle prior to entering the roadway. Tires and fasteners should be checked for damage, wear and tampering. If you do find damage which may have been intentional please call dispatch, 605-692-2113 and an officer will meet with you.
Anyone with any information about this case can contact the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office at 605-696-8300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by visiting www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com or by calling 605-692-STOP (7867).
Scott SebringAssistant SheriffBrookings County Sheriff’s Office315 7th AveBrookings, SD 57006605-696-8300
Posted on May 25, 2022 at 8:05 AM by Michelle Delaney
Occurred: 5/24/2022 11:35AM Location: Residence on 462nd Ave near US14
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office and Volga Fire Department responded to the above location for a controlled burn which had left it’s containment pit. The fire spread through corn stalk stover which had blown into the area and ignited a pile of logs which were waiting to be milled. The Volga Fire Department was able to regain control of the fire shortly after arrival. The total extent of the damage is estimated at approx. $500.
Posted on May 18, 2022 at 8:07 AM by Michelle Delaney
Reported: 5/16/2022 7:34PM Location: 200blk 2nd St, Elkton, SD Suspect vehicle: Early 2000s Silver or Grey Buick LeSabre
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took report of a gun being pointed at pedestrians. It was found an individual driving an early 2000s silver or grey Buick LeSabre on Second St.had pointed a hand gun at the juvenile pedestrians then turned onto Elk St. The children were able to describe the driver as a white male in his twenties wearing a grey shirt. After departing the area, the driver returned and drove by the children a second time before departing the area. The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Highway Patrol saturated the area attempting to locate the vehicle, but none was found. The incident remains under investigation.