Nov 23

Injury Accident

Posted on November 23, 2021 at 8:17 AM by Michelle Delaney

Reported: 11/22/2021 10:29AM

Location: 100blk 1st St, Volga
Driver: Harold VanHoepen, 81 of Volga, SD
Vehicle: 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 Sebring
Assistant Sheriff
Brookings County Sheriff’s Office
315 7th Ave
Brookings, SD 57006
605-696-8300

Nov 22

Burglary

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).

Nov 17

Intentional Damage

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.

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