12:16 a.m. - A vehicle was stopped in Irene and the driver was informed of a non-functioning headlight.

12:34 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of loud music at an apartment in Irene. The deputy located the residents and instructed them to turn their music down since it was disturbing people in other apartments.

8:04 a.m. - An inmate wanted in Clay County was transported from the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln, NE to the Clay County Jail.

4:20 p.m. - A patient was transported from the hospital in Vermillion to a Sioux Falls hospital for an involuntary mental health committal.

5:44 p.m. - A caller reported a woman got out of a vehicle and was walking on Highway 50 near Meckling. A deputy responded but did not locate the woman.


11:27 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a man claiming another man had attempted to run over him with a vehicle near Meckling. The man was disoriented and confused and stated he had been in the car with the other man but they had an argument and he got out.

4:12 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a vehicle which had been stolen in Yankton and was found parked in Meckling. The person who found it recognized it and had called the owner who responded to get his vehicle.

6:38 p.m. - A deputy investigated a theft of a catalytic converter from a car parked in Irene. The theft had occurred sometime in the past few months.


10:18 a.m. - A wanted person was transported from the Minnehaha County Jail to the Clay County Jail.

5:07 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a catalytic converter stolen from an inoperable vehicle in Irene.

8:59 p.m. - A deputy responded to a medical emergency at a Wakonda residence and assisted the patient until the arrival of EMS.

10:36 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a rural residence. No assault had occurred but the deputy mediated the dispute until an agreement could be reached that one person would leave the residence and gather his belongings later.


2:02 p.m. - A caller reported he thought someone was shooting guns on his property for target practice but wasn't sure if they were still there. A deputy responded and found that no one was in the area.

3:15 p.m. - A wanted person was transported from the Minnehaha County Jail to the Clay County Jail.

3:32 p.m. - The School Resource officer responded to a Wakonda residence to investigate a report of two habitually truant students who should be at the Irene High School. The students were located and they, along with their mother were informed of the issue and steps were taken to encourage improved attendance to avoid truancy charges.

9:55 p.m. - A deputy observed a man get into a vehicle in Irene. The deputy knew the man had a suspended driver's license. Before the man drove the vehicle, the deputy spoke to the man and cautioned him not to drive. The man left and another person drove the vehicle.

10:30 p.m. - A deputy served civil process to a Vermillion woman who was also wanted for an outstanding warrant. The woman was booked into the jail and then was released on a personal recognizance bond.


3:11 p.m. - An inmate was transported to the Union County Jail to be housed there due to space limitations at the Clay County Jail.

6:26 p.m. - An inmate was transported from the Clay County Jail to the Yankton County Jail to meet a transport shuttle to the Women’s Prison in Pierre.


6:27 p.m. - Deputies investigated a report of catalytic converters stolen from inoperable vehicles in Irene. Evidence was collected for analysis.


2:38 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a suspicious person sitting in a car for an extended period of time in Irene. The man was identified and he said he was there to meet with someone. It appeared the meeting was not going to happen after he had waited for hours and the man was encouraged to leave.

6:32 p.m. - A deputy assisted with an escort for the USD Volleyball team as they returned to Vermillion.

9:49 p.m. - A deputy responded to an Irene residence after a caller reported people approaching a neighbor's house and then running away when confronted. The deputy learned that people had been anonymously dropping items off at the home due to a death in the family at that residence and no crime had been committed.

10:48 p.m. - A deputy encountered a man with a vehicle stuck in the ditch near Wakonda. The vehicle was determined to have been stolen in Hutchinson County. The man was arrested and was transported to the jail and the vehicle was impounded.


(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.