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SALEM — A memorial fund has been created for the family of a Salem native who was killed last week while biking with her two children. The Andrea Boeve Memorial Fund has been set up through First Dakota National Bank and donations will be accepted at any of the bank's locations. Those with questions may contact Holly Klinkhammer at 425-3111 at the Salem location. Boeve grew up in Salem and attended school there. The 33-year-old was killed June 30 near Steen, Minn., when a truck veered off the road and struck her.
MOUNT VERNON — A single-car rollover three miles north of Mount Vernon resulted in no injuries, thanks to seat belts being worn. The incident happened around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday on 251st Street, about a half-mile northwest of 397th Avenue, which is the paved road that runs north and south out of Mount Vernon. A Mitsubishi Montero driven by Zach Vawser, 20, of Mount Vernon, was traveling west when the vehicle went into the north ditch and came back up onto the road before rolling over.
The following cases were among those heard July 1 during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell: • Cathy Parker, 49, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance in March after admitting to having methylphenidate; sentencing was scheduled for August. • Eric Reimnitz, 18, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer, among other charges.
PLANKINTON -- A Sioux Falls man who pleaded guilty in April to simple assault against a law enforcement officer was sentenced in June. Nicholas Mette, 18, was a student at Aurora Plains Academy in Plankinton when he was accused in early February of choking employee Gary Syme. Mette was originally also charged with aggravated assault. That charge was dropped in exchange for his guilty plea to simple assault against a law enforcement officer. Judge Patrick Smith sentenced Mette to two years in prison with six months suspended and credit for 125 days served.
A Rapid City man is accused of delivering unauthorized items to a prisoner in the Davison County Jail. David Carson, 50, was identified as the person who delivered a plastic-wrapped bundle to a work-release inmate while she was at her workplace, according to court documents.
A Sioux Falls man has pleaded guilty to fourth-degree rape. Trevor Hines, 19, entered his plea during a June court appearance in Aurora County. Fourth-degree rapes means the victim was between 13 and 16 years old and the perpetrator is more than three years older than the victim. Hines was a student at Aurora Plains Academy when he approached a fellow student in April and performed sexual acts on the victim, and then had the victim perform sexual acts on him. Judge Patrick Smith ordered a presentence investigation, which includes Hines getting a psychosexual evaluation.
A Mitchell man is accused of possessing methamphetamine. Trever Turner, 35, has been indicted by a grand jury for possessing meth on May 13 by having it in his body. An arrest warrant has been issued. The charge carries a maximum penalty upon conviction of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
CHAMBERLAIN -- South Dakota High Patrol troopers pulled over a speeding vehicle on Interstate 90 last week and found marijuana and a stolen handgun. Lt. Jeff DeVaney with the highway patrol said the incident is still under investigation and names of three people in the vehicle will not be released at this time. However, he said the trooper who pulled over the vehicle suspected criminal activity and deployed a drug dog.
A Mitchell man is charged with possession of child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor after receiving a nude picture of a 17-year-old girl. Ty Hamar, 21, told police he received the picture via text message. On June 26, Abbott House officials reported one of the girls sent the photo to Hamar. The girl also had a text conversation with him. During the conversation, Hamar asked the juvenile to send more sexually explicit photos of herself.
Mitchell Police Department CAD Press Log 7/9/2014 From: 7/8/2014