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Officers arrested a man following a short pursuit and collision Friday afternoon in Mitchell. According to a press release from the Mitchell Department of Public Safety, Charles Vaden Reed, 34,...
A Mitchell man is accused of assaulting an 11-month-old by hitting and biting the child's face. Kolton Kutil, 19, is charged with abuse or cruelty to a minor, which carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. The child's mother called law enforcement on March 8 when she discovered her child's face was bruised after leaving the child with Kutil. Police say Kutil babysat the child on March 7 and told law enforcement he caused the injuries around 9 p.m.
A Mitchell man is accused of third-offense drunken driving. Bradley Jordan, 53, was walking outside County Fair Food Store on March 7, when employees from the store called law enforcement. An officer learned Jordan had been in the store and was intoxicated, according to court documents. The employees were worried Jordan would get in his vehicle and drive away. When approached by law enforcement, Jordan initially denied driving to the store. Rather, Jordan said he walked and denied that he possessed vehicle keys.
A convicted sex offender is accused of violating a community safety zone by attempting to move into a home on West 13th Avenue. Anthony Nuss, 25, informed law enforcement on March 4 that he was moving into a new residence. Nuss was convicted as a sex offender in July and is required to alert law enforcement anytime he moves. However, the new address on West 13th Avenue is in a community safety zone, so he could not move in there. So, Nuss found a new residence and told law enforcement he would move into a home on West Fifth Avenue.
A Mitchell man is accused of aggravated assault and felony intentional damage to property. According to court documents, 24-year-old Timothy Killam got in a vehicle to follow another person around 1:25 p.m. on Feb. 23.
Here are bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of South Dakota, for Feb. 12 through Feb. 18. 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).
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Wessington Springs BIDS APPROVED FOR AMERICAN LEGION: The members of the Wessington Springs Willman-Fee Post 14 American Legion have voted to go-ahead with plans for a new building, after its previous location was destroyed in the June tornado. The post voted 21-5 on March 11 to approve bids from Puetz Corporation, of Mitchell, and Summit Contracting, of Platte, to serve as architect and contractor. The winning bid totaled $660,000 and included another $55,600 bid to add an extra 20 feet to the buil
There were minor injuries in a one-car rollover accident Thursday afternoon in rural Davison County. Heather Toliver, 17, of Mitchell, was traveling south at about 50 mph at 3:50 p.m. on 411th Avenue, north of 256th Street, or a couple miles southeast of Mitchell. That's when the 2005 Dodge Durango she was driving started to fishtail. Toliver lost control of the vehicle, went off the road and the vehicle overturned two or three times, Mitchell Deputy Sheriff Josh Zambrano said.
WAGNER — Two juveniles have life-threatening injuries after three people were ejected in a rollover crash Thursday south of Wagner. South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Grant Lubbers said the one-vehicle incident occurred near the intersection of 300th Street and 393rd Avenue, which is located 3 miles southwest of Wagner. Lubbers said Lawrence White Eyes, 29, of Marty, the driver of a Chrysler Concorde, was traveling east on 300th Street when he lost control of the car on the gravel road and went into the north ditch. The car rolled multiple times and the occupants were ejected.
A Mitchell woman is accused of possession of a controlled substance after law enforcement found a prescription drug in her purse for which she did not have a script. Megan Kress, 30, was the passenger in a vehicle pulled over March 3 in Mitchell. Kress was nervous, and through Mitchell Dispatch, the officer discovered Kress had a warrant out for her arrest in Minnehaha County, according to court documents. Kress wouldn't allow law enforcement to search her purse.