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Posted on November 23, 2021 at 8:17 AM by Michelle Delaney
Reported: 11/22/2021 10:29AM
Location: 100blk 1st St, VolgaDriver: Harold VanHoepen, 81 of Volga, SDVehicle: 2005 Chrystler Town & Country, $7000 damage
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, Volga Fire Department and Brookings Ambulance responded to the above location for a vehicle impacting a parked trailer. It was found Harold VanHoepen had lost control of his vehicle while driving and it impacted a parked semi-trailer, which was parked on private property. This collision caused an estimated $50 damage to the trailer and $7000 damage to the van. VanHoepen was transported to the Brookings Hospital by the Brookings Ambulance for unknown injuries. The accident remains under investigation with the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.
Scott SebringAssistant SheriffBrookings County Sheriff’s Office315 7th AveBrookings, SD 57006605-696-8300
Posted on November 22, 2021 at 11:10 AM by Michelle Delaney
Discovered: 11/20/2021 at 7:35PM
Location: 3400blk Main Ave S, Brookings SD
On the above date and time, the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office took report of a burglary which occurred at the above location. During the investigation, it was found entry was forced into an office door. Once inside the unknown individual removed the cash box containing an undisclosed amount of cash and departed. Repairs to the building are still unknown at this time.
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 November 17, 2021 at 8:07 AM by Michelle Delaney
Discovered: 11/16/2021 4:26AM
Location: 216th St/468th Ave
On the above date and time, a deputy with the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office was checking bridge construction equipment at the above location and discovered a “road closed” sign in the ditch. The deputy then replaced the sign and discovered someone had thrown the sandbags holding down sign into the ditch, thrown the sign into the ditch and spray painted profanity onto the sign. The company who owns the sign estimated it to cost $1,500 to fix or replace the sign.