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WAGNER — A Delmont man was injured Thursday after a one-vehicle rollover crash near Wagner. Joshua Wurtz, 23, was treated for minor injuries after losing control of a 1999 Ford F-250 he was driving southbound on 401st Avenue and leaving the roadway, rolling the vehicle one time.
LOWER BRULE — An area woman pleaded not guilty recently to assaulting a federal officer. Majestic Byington, 23, of Lower Brule, pleaded not guilty on Feb. 2 to assaulting, resisting or impeding a federal officer, stemming from an April 15 incident with an FBI agent, according to the United States Attorney's Office. Byington was indicted on Aug. 16 for allegedly assaulting, resisting, opposing, impeding, intimidating and interfering with the an FBI special agent while he was engaged in his official duties. No other information was provided.
ARMOUR — A Texas man admitted Thursday to setting fire to his former Delmont apartment building. Brian Good, 56, of Aubrey, Texas, formerly Delmont, pleaded guilty to first-degree arson, stemming from a Feb. 21 incident that destroyed a four-unit apartment building at 104 Wilson St. in Delmont, court documents state. Good lived in Unit 4 in the building. Authorities said the fire started inside Good's apartment, but no one was inside the structure when firefighters arrived.
BURKE — A man admitted Wednesday to the burglary of a bowling alley more than four years ago in Gregory. Jerry Roach, 57, of Yankton, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, stemming from a Sept. 17, 2012, incident in which he forcibly entered Gregory Lanes Bowling Alley after business hours and took money from the video lottery and ATM machines, according to the South Dakota Attorney General's Office.
A Mitchell man was arrested after allegedly breaking into two local businesses and possessing methamphetamine. Eric Conrad, 30, was charged with burglary and possession of methamphetamine in connection to two incidents on Main Street and Kay Avenue in Mitchell, where money, tools and other items were taken, according to the Mitchell Department of Public Safety.
The manager of a Mitchell video game store was arrested after he allegedly hid money and video surveillance in the store's lowered ceiling in what police say was an attempt to steal more than $1,600. Aaron Cooper, 34, of Mitchell, manager of GameStop in Mitchell, was charged with grand theft after allegedly hiding cash and bank deposits in the video game store's ceiling and calling police to report the incident as a robbery, the Mitchell Department of Public Safety said in a press release issued Thursday morning.
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Guilty pleas, admissions and sentencings
LAKE ANDES — Two male teenagers were arrested Tuesday after allegedly taking merchandise from two Lake Andes businesses. Two Lake Andes juveniles, whose names were not released, broke the windows of the businesses at about 4 a.m. Tuesday on Main Street and U.S. Highway 18 in Lake Andes and took candy, gum, cigarette lighters and cold medicine, according to Charles Mix County Sheriff Randy Thaler.
The Mitchell Department of Public Safety is looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed GameStop in Mitchell early Wednesday morning. According to a police alert, the suspect is a black male who may be armed. He left the scene around 8:30 a.m. with an undisclosed amount of cash. No other information is immediately available.
A Mitchell man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felonies related to distributing ecstasy. Jordan Muntefering, 27, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty during a court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center to distributing MDMA — also known as ecstasy or Molly — and possessing MDMA with intent to distribute in a drug-free zone, stemming from two incidents in July and August.