12:07 a.m. - An Irene resident reported a suspicious man in town. A deputy contacted the man who had been contacted earlier due to a similar report. The man was not behaving in a criminal manner but had caused the caller to be concerned.

1:20 a.m. - While patrolling in Irene, a deputy was approached by a citizen who reported another driver was driving poorly and had gone east through Irene on Highway 46. The deputy reported the information to dispatch to forward to officers in position to intercept the vehicle. The vehicle was not located.

3:09 a.m. - A deputy observed that construction barrels were displaced in a construction area on Highway 19. The deputy replaced the barrels and notified the Department of Transportation.

6:25 p.m. - A deputy responded to a medical emergency at a rural residence and provided care to the patient until the arrival of EMS.

7:58 p.m. - A caller reported seeing a man crawling on the railroad tracks near Meckling. Deputies responded and searched the area but did not locate the man.


1:24 p.m. - A deputy assisted Vermillion Police Officers with arresting a man who was wanted for local warrants after the man ran away on foot from a traffic stop.

2:11 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of furniture dumped along the highway south of Vermillion. Arrangements were made to have the items cleaned up.

4:16 p.m. - A man who was wanted for an outstanding warrant in Clay County was transported to the Clay County Jail from the Union County Jail.

4:28 p.m. - Two wanted inmates were transported from the Minnehaha County Jail to the Clay County Jail.

6:25 p.m. - A rural resident reported health concerns after a neighbor's farm field was sprayed with chemicals. A deputy assisted by locating the spray applicator to determine the substance that was sprayed and passed this information on to the complainant who had sought medical treatment for the exposure.

8:06 p.m. - An inmate was transported from the Clay County Jail to the Yankton County Jail to meet a prisoner transport shuttle to a North Dakota County where she is wanted for an outstanding warrant.

10:24 p.m. - Deputies responded along with fire units to a tractor fire at a rural residence.

10:38 p.m. - A rural resident reported receiving an insufficient funds check as payment for a vehicle. The matter was referred to the State's Attorney for prosecution as theft. When informed of this, the person who wrote the check provided payment for the vehicle in cash.


12:12 a.m. - An Irene resident approached a deputy and reported finding syringes near a dumpster. The deputy collected the syringes for proper disposal.

7:15 p.m. - Deputies responded to a report of a theft of items from a rural residence. It was suspected that the items were removed by family as part of a married couple's ongoing separation.

9:58 p.m. - A caller reported a semi parked on 306th Street without its lights on near Volin. A deputy responded and saw that the vehicle was no longer in the area.


2:36 p.m. - A vehicle was stopped for passing another vehicle in the no passing zone on Main Street in Irene. The driver was cited for the violation.

3:55 p.m. - A deputy encountered a stray horse on Main Street east of Vermillion. The horse found its way to the yard of a nearby residence where the property owner agreed to keep the horse until the owner claimed it. Messages were left for the horse's owner regarding its location.

4:19 p.m. - A deputy responded to a residence in Burbank where a 911 call had originated. The caller had hung up without reporting any problem. The deputy found no cause for any concern there.

5:31 p.m. - A deputy responded to a one vehicle, rollover crash on University Road north of Vermillion The driver received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance.


9:48 a.m. - A deputy responded to a Vermillion residence where a woman in a wheelchair had difficulty getting out of a tent in the yard. The deputy assisted the woman who needed no further assistance.

11:50 a.m. - After a mail carrier reported concerns regarding a Meckling man, a deputy responded to the man's residence to check his welfare. The man had not been well but was not in need of assistance.

2:41 p.m. - An inmate was transported to a medical appointment and then was returned to the jail.

3:36 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a semi driver accidentally dumping a load of gravel on the highway at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 50 west of Vermillion. The State Department of Transportation responded to clear the road.

4:17 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a dispute near Gayville where a road had been blocked by private farm equipment preventing a nearby resident from getting home. The matter was resolved prior to arrival.

4:25 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report from a Wakonda resident of a man threatening another with a knife. It was initially unclear if there was a knife or if it was implied or intended to be used as a threat. The matter is under investigation.

5:54 p.m. - A deputy responded along with fire units to a structure fire at a rural residence.

6:07 p.m. - A deputy responded to mediate a dispute between juvenile siblings at a rural residence.


6:33 a.m. - A deputy stopped to check on a vehicle parked on a minimum maintenance road. The driver was asleep in the driver's seat. The man was not under the influence and stated he had become tired and stopped to sleep.

5:01 p.m. - An inmate who was wanted for an outstanding warrant for a burglary at an Irene business was arrested in Sioux City. The inmate was transported back to Clay County.

8:21 p.m. - An inmate complaining of medical concerns was transported to the emergency room to be medically cleared to return to jail.


4:37 p.m. - A rural resident called to report that while driving on a rural road, she was sprayed by an aerial crop duster.

5:09 p.m. - Deputies assisted Vermillion Police Officers with an arrest of a man at the scene of a domestic assault in Vermillion.

8:11 p.m. - An aerial crop spraying pilot reported harassment by a person who would park in the road where he was hired to spray causing him to go spray elsewhere and then the person would follow the plane and park there as well. The person also followed the plane to the airport and took photos of him there.


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