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A man was arrested for driving under the influence and grand theft after he allegedly refused to stop for police and crashed a stolen vehicle into a semi truck in Mitchell. Albert Heck, 24, of Mitchell, was allegedly spotted on Oct. 30 by Mitchell police officers driving a pickup truck without the headlights on, court documents state.
DEADWOOD (AP) — A representative of daily fantasy sports operators under scrutiny nationwide says the industry wants to make it clear: The contests aren't gambling under South Dakota law. Lobbyist...
The Mitchell Police Division was involved in "a short pursuit" in which speeds reached at least 50 mph early Wednesday morning in Mitchell. According to Patrol Sgt. Adam Frerichs, of the Mitchell Police Division, the pursuit occurred at 12:39 a.m. near the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Wisconsin Street. Sgt. Terry Reyelts was the officer who attempted to pull a vehicle over for a traffic stop, Frerichs said.
Voting officially begins Wednesday for Mitchell's special election on the proposed $8 million aquatics facility. Absentee voting will be conducted in the Finance Office at City Hall and registered voters can absentee vote until 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Voter registration for the election closes on Monday, Nov. 23 and voters can register at the Auditor's Office in the Davison County Courthouse, the Finance Office and the Secretary of State's Office. The election will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8 for the project that was initially approved by the Mitchell City Council.
The 500 block of East Fifth Avenue was closed for just under an hour Monday night while authorities tended to a downed power line. According to Officer Nick Jongeling with the Mitchell Police Division, at 9:44 p.m., a 14-year-old male struck a light pole on East Fifth Avenue with his vehicle. Jongeling said the driver was experiencing medical issues when he hit the pole, and declined to release additional information on the juvenile. He did say that there were no injuries reported as a result of the accident, and that the juvenile was released to his parents.
WOONSOCKET — Two people were injured Monday when a vehicle and a school bus collided near Woonsocket. According to Tony Mangan, public information officer with the Department of Public Safety, there were passengers on the school bus, but none was injured. Mangan said Corey Flatten, a 30-year-old from Mitchell, was driving the bus, a 2005 Chevrolet bus for the Sanborn Central School District.
South Dakota isn't likely to receive any Syrian refugees, according to the governor's office. Kelsey Pritchard, communications director for the governor's office, said Monday that no Syrian refugees have come to South Dakota so far, and Gov. Dennis Daugaard doesn't believe any will. The Obama administration has pledged to accept about 10,000 Syrian refugees.
A 24-year-old Mitchell man sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Mitchell. Levi Sapp was traveling southbound on Ohlman Street when his 2010 Toyota Tundra crashed into a 2007 freightliner semi that was pulling a car-hauler trailer, according to Mitchell Police Officer Patrick Marler. The semi and trailer, which had one car on it, was traveling north on Ohlman Street from the West Cubby's gas station. It was driven by Kevin Dybedahl, of Dell Rapids. The Toyota Tundra crashed into the rear axle of the trailer on the driver's side.
Police issued a description of the vehicle of the person suspected of robbing First Dakota Bank on Saturday. Det. Lt. Don Everson said on Monday that just before the robbery suspect entered the bank, he or she got out of the passenger side of a vehicle, which police believe is a four-door 2009-2011 Honda Civic EX or EXL with a sunroof and Nebraska license plates. Police say the suspect left the car at approximately 10:53 a.m. in the 200 block of East Green Drive, which is about half a block southeast from First Dakota Bank. The suspect's car is believed to be silver.
A 24-year-old Mitchell man sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Mitchell. Levi Sapp was traveling southbound on Ohlman Street when his 2010 Toyota Tundra...