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A Mitchell man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly crashed his vehicle in three locations in a 40-minute period. Dahjrick Clark, 24, has been charged with three felonies and five misdemeanors, according to authorities.
A Mitchell woman who had no criminal history in South Dakota before Wednesday has now been arrested on eight felony charges. After executing search warrants on a car and backpack belonging to Malissa Garmong, 27, police said they found about four ounces of methamphetamine, "owe sheets," a lorazepam pill, a scale and a handgun with its serial number removed.
Due to inclement weather, the free Mitchell Parks and Recreation/Midco Family Movie Night at the Corn Palace Plaza scheduled for Thursday has been postponed. The showing of "Incredibles" was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on the Corn Palace Plaza. A make-up date has yet to be determined, according to City of Mitchell officials.
The following cases were among those heard at a July 10 felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between June 4 and June 18. • Zachary Paul Waldner, 18, Mitchell; seat belt violation; $25 fine. • Davis Louis Stock, 54, Mitchell; possession of controlled substance in Schedules I or II; $1,000 fine; $104 costs; five years in penitentiary; two years suspended; credit for 149 days; conditions: obey all laws; pay restitution through Davison County Clerk of Courts; repay Davison County for all court-appointed attorney's fees; must pay fines, costs and restitution within five years.
A man accused of hitting two teenagers while driving drunk on June 17 will spend three years in prison for violating probation, but he still has a jury trial awaiting him. During a felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center on Tuesday morning, Ricky Ferguson, 37, admitted to violating probation following a 2017 forgery conviction and was sentenced to five years in prison with two years suspended and credit for 106 days served. However, he pleaded not guilty to the hit-and-run charges he got while on probation.
A car was stolen early Sunday morning from the 500 block of South Wisconsin Street in Mitchell. The car, a black 2014 Buick LaCrosse, was reported as missing at 4:31 a.m. At the time of the theft, the car was unlocked, and the keys were inside. Also missing are two firearms that were left inside the car. The theft is under investigation, and Mitchell police currently have no suspects.
The Davison County Commission will meet Tuesday to continue its budget review for the 2019 fiscal year. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. at the Davison County North Offices in Mitchell. The agenda is as follows: • 9 a.m.: Call meeting to order, Pledge of Allegiance, citzens input and board reports. • 9:15 a.m.: Meet with Tech Solutions' Ramon Shultz on a presentation on actionable items. • 10:15 a.m.: Hold 2019 budget review. • 11:15 a.m.: Hold executive session regarding personnel.
Jerauld County SCAM ALERT: In recent weeks, residents of Jerauld County have received phone calls from scammers posing as employees of the IRS, Publisher's Clearing House, law enforcement agencies and even the Jerauld County Sheriff's Office. Many of the phone scams congratulated the individual on winning a prize only to ask for a small payment. The IRS scam told the individual they must pay money to avoid being prosecuted and arrested. The sheriff's office urges the public to never give out personal information over the phone. — True Dakotan
After being tased five times, a naked Mitchell man was arrested for assaulting a police officer Tuesday night. Ross Yeo, 20, was charged with simple assault against a law enforcement officer, a Class 6 felony punishable by up to two years in prison and/or a fine of $4,000, after allegedly hitting the officer in the head.