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Two of four people accused of being involved in Thursday’s alleged kidnapping and robbery of a Mitchell man were arrested Friday. Alex McKezo Rock, 28, and 21-year-old Marco Antonio Sherman,...
DAVISON COUNTY — Two Mitchell women were injured in a one-vehicle crash one mile west of Mitchell early Thursday morning. Agnes Drapeaux, 26, sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries when the 2000 Mercury Mountaineer she was driving crossed from the eastbound lane into the westbound lane and went entered a ditch. After entering the ditch along 254th Street, the vehicle hit a combine with an implement attached.
The following cases were among those heard Monday and Tuesday during circuit court sessions at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Not guilty pleas and denials • Ryan Bruguier, 26, of Chamberlain, pleaded not guilty to first-degree robbery, second-degree kidnapping and committing a felony while carrying a firearm. A trial was scheduled for December.
Early Thursday morning, four people allegedly kidnapped a man, robbed him and left him naked southeast of Mitchell. Mitchell police are looking for four suspects accused of taking a 66-year-old man by force from a residence located on the 100 block of East Third Avenue in Mitchell.
Three of four suspects in two Mitchell drug investigations pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Jared Nespor, 27, Mellissa Schuppan, 27, and Skila Schuppan, 35, all of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges Tuesday at the Davision County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. The charges stem from searches on Aug. 24 at 1109 S. Rowley St., in which officers allegedly found methamphetamine, marijuana wax, marijuana-infused gummy candy, a marijuana-infused drink and marijuana, and 408 S. Duff St., in which police allegedly found methamphetamine and marijuana.
The Indian Health Service and Avera Health have partnered on a new agreement. On Tuesday, IHS announced a $6.8 million contract has been awarded to Avera to provide telemedicine services in all of IHS' 19 Great Plains Area service units, which serve approximately 130,000 American Indians and Alaska Natives in South Dakota, North Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa, according to a press release from IHS. Telemedicine services use electronic communication to connect health care providers with patients.
A Mitchell woman has pleaded not guilty to charges related to a seizure of drugs and more than $30,000 in cash last month in Mitchell. Kaitlin Minder, 23, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 10 charges — stemming from an Aug. 10 search at an Elm Street residence in which police allegedly found cocaine and methamphetamine and seized $33,212 in cash — at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell.
DAVISON COUNTY — Authorities released the name of the 18-year-old man who sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries in a one-vehicle rollover near Mitchell on Sunday morning. According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, Tanner Pereboom, of Mitchell, was injured when he rolled a 2006 Subaru Impreza at approximately 12:07 a.m. on Sunday. On Sunday, the Department of Public Safety said charges are pending against Pereboom, but no charges had been filed as of Monday afternoon.
The Davison County Commission will consider approving its $12.218 million 2017 budget at Tuesday's regular meeting. The five-person board will consider approving the budget during its 9 a.m. meeting at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N. Main St. The budget includes $3,617,486 in funding for county roads and bridges, $1,725,956 for the Davison County Jail and $732,108 for the Davison County Sheriff's Office.