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THEFT

Assistant Attorney General Douglas Barnett detailed the copper theft scheme that Steven Dirkes was engaging in, calling it his “little honey hole” to make money by "ill-gotten gains."
Caffee is currently being held on no bond after allegedly shooting and killing his wife’s grandmother during a confrontation in her home on Oct. 24, 2021. He faces up to life in prison.
“He was part of a group that was doing this and then sending the stolen items to different states for profit,” Davison County Deputy State's Attorney Robert O’Keefe said.
Up until and continuing after the man's passing, a grand jury alleges two Texas seniors funneled the victim's money and property away from him.

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Upon discovery of the alleged theft, which court filings indicate was under $400, Hower was immediately terminated.
The thefts occurred in the evening hours of Nov. 13
Police accuse Banks of thieving $105,000 from three victims, with the losses of six other victims yet to be determined
Kandiyohi County officials have reported thefts of road signs since August, mostly in the northeastern part of the county, including the towns of Willmar, New London and Spicer. About three dozen signs and a construction barrel were recovered this week, and the investigation is continuing.
Four juveniles were apprehended Sunday afternoon in connection with nine stolen vehicles and several other break-ins around Mitchell last week.
PIERRE — As of Wednesday, all six former Crow Creek tribal council members charged with embezzlement and theft have entered guilty pleas in federal court.

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A Bon Homme County woman was sentenced Monday to five years probation for stealing more than $1,000 in Social Security benefits given to a family member.
GEDDES — An arrest warrant was issued last week for a Montrose man accused of breaking into a Geddes house in October and stealing a truck and gun.
South Dakota Director of the Division of Criminal Investigation David Natvig announced on Friday sentencing in three separate federal cases investigated and compiled regarding fraud of theft and fraud of government funds.

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