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The following cases were disposed in Davison County between Aug. 14 and Aug. 28. • Michelle Lee Dampier, 35, Mitchell; seat belt violation; $25 fine. • Joshua Wells, 32, Mitchell; no driver's license; $54 fine; $66 costs. • Alexander Jacob McLaughlin, 25, Mitchell; driving under influence, first offense; $200 fine; $269 costs; $100 restitution; 200 days in jail; 200 days suspended; conditions: pay fine and costs by Dec. 14; obey all laws; pay restitution of $100 with $50 dollars due Aug. 31 and $50 due by Sept. 15.
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs RECYCLING TRAILER TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The Mitchell-based recycling company Emil's has recently indicated plastic recycled has not been washed out properly, per its requirements. Additionally, some residents have left their recycling outside of the container rather than inside. As a result, the recycling trailer was temporarily closed and will reopen Monday. — Wessington Springs True Dakotan Burke
Mitchell police say they have located a missing woman and her baby. On Wednesday, Kayleen Haiar left a note at her Mitchell residence stating that she and her infant daughter were going to visit a friend in Miller, but they never arrived. At midnight Friday, approximately seven hours after issuing a Nixle alert stating they were looking for Haiar, Mitchell police issued a second alert stating Haiar and her infant daughter had been located and were safe. The pair were never in any danger, according to police.
Police are searching for two missing people from Mitchell. On Wednesday, Kayleen Haiar left a note at her Mitchell residence stating that she and her infant daughter were going to visit a friend in Miller, but they never arrived. Haiar has a severe medical condition and took a limited supply of medication with her, according to police, and she does not have a vehicle or a cellphone.
Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help in locating an individual who is accused of stealing approximately $1,000 from a Mitchell business. According to the Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers, between 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and 8:30 a.m. on Friday, an unknown individual forcibly entered a business located on the 1100 block of West Havens. Approximately $1,000 in cash was stolen. The name of the business was not specified in the press release.
LETCHER — A Letcher man pleaded guilty this week to stealing more than $5,000 from the Letcher Fire Department. Darin Amick, of rural Letcher, took more than $5,000 worth of property from the Letcher Fire Department sometime between Oct. 14, 2014 and Sept. 14, 2015, according to court documents. The equipment was valued at less than $100,000, and court documents do not say what property was taken. Charges were filed by Sanborn County Deputy State's Attorney Kimberly Zachrison on Aug. 17.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. Individuals can file Chapter 7 petitions (asking that debts be liquidated); Chapter 12 (a simplified reorganization method for farmers and ranchers whose gross debt does not exceed $1.5 million); and Chapter 13 (a plan to repay some debts in three to five years). Businesses can file Chapter 11 petitions to reorganize their debts under a court-approved plan for repayment. • Brookings: Denise Marie Kirk, Chapter 7. • Canton: Daniel Wayne Vander Broek, Chapter 7.
Here are five stories to know hearing into Friday: 1. The Kernels will head south, to the neutral site of Freeman , to try besting the Yankton Bucks for the team's third straight win of the season.
Here are five stories to know heading into Thursday: 1. Another installment in our prep focus features, this week on Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan's running back Cole Gassman. 2. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin is the youngest of 10 inductees to the South Dakota Hall of Fame this year.
A Mitchell man accused of stabbing a man with a knife outside a local bar pleaded not guilty Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Trevor Belt, 24, was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing a man on July 28 outside Thirsty's Bar at 1801 N. Main St. in Mitchell. According to court documents, a witness to the assault told Mitchell Police, when he came out of the bar he saw the victim on the ground and Belt hunched over the victim.