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Posted on May 12, 2022 at 2:12 PM by Michelle Delaney

Occurred: 5/12/2022 beginning at approx. 3:35AM Location: 100blk Kasan Ave, Volga, SD Suspect: Zacariah Ryan, 35, of Sisseton, SD Vehicle: 2015 Jeep Cherokee

On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a Jeep Cherokee at the above location. The vehicle immediately fled leading the deputy to pursue. The vehicle left Volga and they deputy pursed the vehicle for six miles, the driver then pulled into a driveway near the intersection of 213th St and 467th Ave and went into a field. The deputy stopped pursuing the vehicle into a field due to muddy conditions. Officers from the Brookings Police Department and South Dakota State University Police Department were called to assist deputies with surrounding the field and locating the driver. The vehicle was then located in a field with no occupants. With the assistance of the other agencies along with the Sheriff’s Office drone and UTV, Zacariah Ryan was located laying in a ditch full of water. Zacariah was determined to have been the driver of the fleeing vehicle and was brought to the Brookings County Detention Center and charged with Ingestion of a controlled substance, DUI, Reckless Driving, Intentional Damage to property, Driving without a license, Speeding, Eluding, Open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Stop Sign and Inoperable headlight.

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