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Posted on June 30, 2022 at 9:38 AM by Michelle Delaney
Occurred 6/29/2022 2:05pm
Location: 48312 216th St
Damaged: Shop Buildings
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Elkton Fire Department, Elkton Ambulance, Aurora Fire Department, White Fire Department, Bruce Fire Department, Volga Fire Department, Sinai Fire Department, Brookings Fire Department and Brookings County Emergency Management Office, responded to a report of a shop building on fire. Upon arrival, Deputies and Fire Fighters observed two shop buildings to be fully engulfed but unoccupied. Items damaged in the fire include the west shop building valued at $150,000, east shop building valued at $500,000, tree’s valued at $200,000, John Deer 7800 valued at $60,000, Sommers 1600 gallon sprayer valued at $40,000, Polaris Razor valued at $35,000, 2,200 gallons of diesel fuel valued at $10,000 and a pallet of oil valued at $8,000. Total value of damaged objects was estimated at $1,100,000. Responding agencies were able to clear from the scene at 9:33pm.
Scott SebringAssistant SheriffBrookings County Sheriff’s Office315 7th AveBrookings, SD 57006605-696-8300
Posted on June 22, 2022 at 8:23 AM by Michelle Delaney
Reported: 6/21/2022 9:49AMOccurred: 6/20/2022Location: SD Hwy 324/477th Ave
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took report of a burglary which occurred at the above location. It was found suspect(s) entered the property and forced entry into three outbuildings by breaking locks. The suspect(s) removed several items including an antique cream can and four antique bicycles. Total value of the damage and theft is estimated at $505. This incident remains 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).
Posted on June 22, 2022 at 8:20 AM by Michelle Delaney
Occurred: 6/14/2022 6:44PM Location: 468th Ave/199th St
Driver #1: Todd Goodfellow, 51, of Bruce, SD Vehicle #1: 2012 Ford F150, $17,000 damage
Driver: #2: Melissa Flitter, 31, of Bruce, SD Vehicle: #2: 2009 Yukon Denali, $11,000 damage
Passenger of Vehicle #2: Emil Misar, 85, of Volga, SD Passenger of Vehicle #2: Megan White, 22, of Harrisburg, SD
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, South Dakota Highway Patrol, Bruce Fire Department and Brookings Ambulance responded to the above location for a head-on collision between two vehicles. It was found the two vehicles were approaching each other at the top of a hill, one vehicle failed to move to the side when cresting the hill and impacted the front of the other. One vehicle was traveling 35mph and the other was traveling 55mph prior to the collision. Melissa and Emil were transported to the Brookings Hospital by ambulance for unknown injuries. Both Todd and Megan were assisted by family. This incident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. Charges are pending.
On 6/18/2022 the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Minnehaha County Coroner’s Office and informed 85 year old Emil Misar of Volga, SD had passed away. Misar was being treated atSanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD prior to his death. The accident remains under investigation by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.