12:33 a.m. - A deputy responded to a 911 hangup phone call from a Wakonda residence. It was determined that there was no emergency and a child had been playing with a phone.

10:51 p.m. - A deputy completed a crash report after a vehicle struck a raccoon near Beresford but made it almost to Vermillion before the vehicle broke down due to the damage.


6:37 a.m. - A deputy transported an inmate from the State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls to the Clay County Courthouse to attend a court hearing. After the hearing, the inmate was returned to prison.

8:59 p.m. - A deputy responded to a car/deer crash on Bluff Road near Volin.

9:09 p.m. - A deputy checked the welfare of a rural resident after his family reported concerns about him. The man was found to be in no need of assistance.


4:20 p.m. - A caller reported a young girl was driving an unlicensed mini-bike on the streets in Wakonda. A deputy located the 12 year old girl and the mini-bike. He spoke to her father and subsequently cited the girl's father for allowing an unauthorized person to use the motor vehicle on the streets.


2:26 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a man who had been behaving suspiciously in Meckling when he left one vehicle and drove away in another. The caller thought the man might be intoxicated. The man was not in the area upon the deputy's arrival and there was no immediate indication of any criminal activity noted.

5:30 a.m. - A deputy investigated a car/deer crash on University Road.

12:11 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a dog at large in Wakonda. The owner of the dog was cited for the violation of the city ordinance.

1:56 p.m. - A deputy assisted a Vermillion Police Detective with conducting a search warrant in a Wakonda residence in regard to an investigation of a crime in Vermillion.

8:50 p.m. - Deputies responded to a person having a mental health crisis in Irene. The person was taken into protective custody and was transported to the jail to wait for a mental health evaluation.


10:03 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a truck losing empty farm chemical containers from its load. The caller had video of the incident and identified the truck's owner. The deputy located the driver and cited him for having an improperly secured load.

1:23 p.m. - A deputy investigated a burglary and theft of tools and plastic model kits from an unoccupied rural residence north of Vermillion.

6:07 p.m. - A person being held in the jail for protective custody was transported to the hospital for a mental health evaluation. After the evaluation, the patient was transported to the Human Services Center in Yankton for an involuntary committal.


9:25 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of two stallions loose north of Meckling and straying to neighbor's property where breeding mares were kept. Arrangements were made with the owner to keep the horses confined.

3:10 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of stray dogs at a rural residence near Burbank. The owner of the dogs was contacted and notified of the dogs' location.

4:25 p.m. - Deputies responded to a report of a loud verbal dispute at an Irene residence. Upon arrival, they found that one party in the argument had left and the situation had calmed down. No assault or other crime was reported.

6:20 p.m. - A wanted person was transported from the Minnehaha County Jail to the Clay County Jail.


4:23 a.m. - A deputy responded to a request from an Iowa agency to deliver a death notification to a rural resident.

5:05 p.m. - A deputy stopped to assist a man with a disabled vehicle in need of a tow. A tow truck was contacted and arrangements were made for the vehicle to be towed to a service center for repair.

6:23 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a medical emergency in Wakonda.

9:02 p.m. - A deputy responded to assist Vermillion police officers at the scene of a disorderly and suicidal person.

10:30 p.m. - A deputy assisted Vermillion Police officers with a report of a suicidal person at a Vermillion residence.


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