SUNDAY, AUGUST 30
12:05 a.m. - Deputies assisted Vermillion police officers with an effort to locate a person who had fled on foot from a traffic stop of a stolen vehicle.
8:58 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a man behaving in a strange manner at a rural residence. Upon investigation, it was determined that the man had stolen a vehicle in Yankton and had become stuck near the residence. The man was on parole and his parole officer requested he be held in custody. The man was transported to the Clay County Jail and charges of theft and burglary in Yankton are pending.
MONDAY, AUGUST 31
3:33 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a man who had fallen at a rural residence and needed assistance in getting up.
6:22 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a car/deer crash on Timber Road.
9:06 a.m. - A caller reported a man parked on a rural road near Vermillion and the caller said it appeared the man was sleeping. A deputy responded and found a man and a woman partially clothed and in the process of displaying their affection for each other. No crimes had been committed and the two people left the area.
4:12 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of footprints indicating someone had been trespassing at an unoccupied farm near Meckling. There was no indication of forced entry or theft but it was evident that someone had been on the property.
8:51 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a vehicle behaving erratically on University Road and taking photos of another vehicle it was following. The suspicious vehicle was located in Vermillion and stopped by a Vermillion police officer and the driver was arrested for DWI.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 1
12:05 a.m. - A deputy responded to Interstate 29 to assist Union County with a response to a crash resulting in a fatality. Once assistance was no longer needed, the deputy returned to Clay County.
9:35 a.m. - A deputy learned that a person who was wanted in Turner County was attending court in Clay County. The man was arrested after court and was booked into the jail.
10:33 a.m. - A caller reported that a family moved out of a home in Irene and apparently left their dog behind. The Humane Society was contacted to have the dog picked up and cared for and an arrest warrant for the animal neglect was requested.
11:06 a.m. - A caller reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be from Medicare wanting information from her. Suspecting a scam, the intended victim appropriately hung up. No money or personal information was provided to the scam caller.
1:36 p.m. - Deputies responded to a request to check the welfare of an Irene resident. They found that the man was deceased. Upon investigation, it was determined the man had died of natural causes.
1:52 p.m. - The School Resource Officer responded to a Vermillion residence and escorted a truant teen aged student to school.
2:34 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report from an Irene resident that a woman was following her in her vehicle. The other person was identified and asked to stop following the complainant.
8:38 p.m. - A deputy responded along with EMS to a report of a medical emergency at a rural residence.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 2
9:25 a.m. - The School Resource Officer responded to a Vermillion residence and escorted a truant student to school.
10:51 a.m. - A deputy located a wanted person in Vermillion and arrested her for the local warrant. Then it was learned that the woman was also wanted in Woodbury County, IA. She was booked and held at the Clay County Jail.
6:41 p.m. - A deputy responded to a non-injury crash on Greenfield Road. The driver of one of the two vehicles involved was arrested for DWI.
9:26 p.m. - A caller reported another vehicle behaving erratically. A deputy located the vehicle and spoke to the driver but did not observe the behavior or detect any indication of impairment. The driver was asked to drive more cautiously.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3
11:04 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of intentional damage to vehicles parked in Irene. Windows on the vehicles had been deliberately shattered.
8:27 p.m. - A deputy responded to a car/deer crash on Highway 19 north of Vermillion.
8:57 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a vehicle parked at a non-public entrance gate to the airport near Vermillion. The deputy found the occupant in the vehicle who stated he was parked there watching TV on his phone. There was no crime committed but the man was asked to park in an area not restricted to public access.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 4
10:31 a.m. - Four inmates were transported from the Clay County Jail to the State penitentiary in Sioux Falls to begin their prison sentences.
10:32 a.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a UTV rollover crash on Bluff Road near the landfill.
11:05 a.m. - A deputy investigated a death at a Burbank residence. The investigation determined the man had died of natural causes.
2:00 p.m. - An inmate was transported from the jail to a medical appointment.
2:56 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a vicious dog described as a brown german shepherd in Wakonda. The deputy located the dog and determined that it was vicious and aggressive but was unable to catch the dog which ran away and out of town.
9:51 p.m. - Deputies assisted Highway Patrol Troopers at a traffic safety checkpoint near Vermillion.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5
10:32 a.m. - A vehicle in Irene was observed in operation with expired license plates. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was cited for the offense.
12:00 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of an assault which took place in a vehicle on a rural road. One person was arrested for domestic violence assault and was transported to the jail.
5:21 p.m. - A deputy responded along with the Fire Chief to a report of a carbon monoxide detector alarm at a rural residence. It was determined the alarm was likely due to a need to replace the battery in the alarm.
9:58 p.m. - A rural resident reported hearing a man yelling to get her attention from a nearby area. A deputy responded and found no one in the area who might have been yelling at the woman.