Jan 26

Theft of Signs

Posted on January 26, 2023 at 9:17 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: Between 1/21/2023 and 01/24/2023

Location: Residence in the 3900 block of 8th St. South

On 1/24/2022 the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took a report of a theft from a property located at the above location. It was reported two 48 inch “Phillips 66” vintage signs were stolen from the outside of a building. Suspect(s) used power tools to remove the fasteners securing the sign to the building. Value of the signs is estimated at $2000 apiece. The incident is under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

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).


Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300

Jan 23

Injury Accident

Posted on January 23, 2023 at 9:45 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 1/22/2023 12:59PM
Location: 457th Ave/208th St

Driver #1: Brady Josephsen, 34, of Arlington, SD
Vehicle #1: 2002 Dodge Ram 3500

Driver #2: Richard McKeown, 65, of Brookings, SD
Vehicle #2: 2018 Subaru Outback

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Arlington Fire Department and Arlington Ambulance responded to the above location for an injury collision. Responding units found Brady Josephsen, 34 of Brookings was operating his 2002 Dodge Ram 3500 westbound on 208th St while Richard McKeown, 65 of Brookings, SD was operating his 2018 Subaru Outback eastbound on 208th St. When the two came to the top of a hill, they impacted. Brady was uninjured during the collision, but Richard was transported to the Brookings ER by Arlington Ambulance for unknown injuries. Charges are pending against Brady. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.


Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300

Jan 03

Structure Fire

Posted on January 3, 2023 at 8:35 AM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 12/24/2022 6:13PM

Location: Residence on US81 near 201st St

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Kingsbury County Sheriff’s Office and Arlington Fire were dispatched to the above location after a resident noticed their walls becoming hot. The residence was evacuated and upon arrival, crews found the residence to be consumed by flames. Mutual aid was requested from Aurora Fire Department, Badger Fire Department, Brookings Fire Department, Bruce Fire Department, Elkton Fire Department, Estelline Fire Department, Lake Preston Fire Department, Sinai Fire Department and Arlington Ambulance. After several hours of fighting the fire and multiple truck problems due to the weather, the residence was a complete loss. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time. No injuries were reported. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

Scott Sebring
Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300