SUNDAY, MARCH 21

4:00 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a theft of catalytic converters from vehicles kept at a rural property.

6:26 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report from a rural property owner who suspected a former tenant of deliberately spreading screws out on the property to puncture tires. Investigation continues into the matter.

MONDAY, MARCH 22

7:22 a.m. - A caller reported an injured deer on 302nd St east of Wakonda. A deputy responded and found that the deer was injured and suffering. The deer was euthanized.

9:48 a.m. - An inmate was transported from the jail to a dentist appointment.

12:35 p.m. - An inmate was transported to a medical appointment and then was returned to the jail.

5:05 p.m. - Deputies responded to a report of a crash with injuries on Greenfield Road near Vermillion.

7:38 p.m. - An Irene resident reported frequent traffic violations near her residence. The information was shared with deputies so they could observe the area for continued violations.

TUESDAY, MARCH 23

10:51 a.m. - An inmate was transported from the jail to a dentist appointment.

10:56 a.m. - A deputy responded to assist a woman trying to catch her dog which had run away into a muddy field west of Vermillion. The caller was unable to catch her dog which ran from her and the deputy was unable to drive to the dog due to the mud and probability of damaging the field as well as the likelihood that the dog wouldn't come willingly to the deputy if it had run from its owner. The dog had run away and was no longer nearby.

1:32 p.m. - A deputy stopped to check on an occupied vehicle with apparent mechanical issues near Meckling. The driver reported he was out of gas but had someone there to help him.

2:33 p.m. - An inmate was transported from the jail to a medical appointment.

8:47 p.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a tree which had fallen on Frog Creek Road, blocking traffic. The deputy removed enough of the tree to open one lane and the Highway Department responded to remove the rest.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24

8:16 a.m. - A deputy responded to a report of a wrong way driver eastbound in the westbound lane of Highway 50, west of Vermillion. The vehicle apparently had corrected itself and was not located.

8:38 a.m. - Deputies responded to a rural residence in an attempt to locate a vehicle to assist a Vermillion police officer with a theft investigation. No one was found at the residence.

1:18 p.m. - A deputy responded to assist Child Protection Services with a home visit at an Irene residence.

2:36 p.m. - The School Resource Officer investigated a report of a habitually truant student who lives in Yankton but is enrolled in school in Irene. The information was forwarded for the consideration of prosecution for truancy.

4:05 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a vehicle following a woman in her vehicle for a considerable distance on different rural roads. Before the deputy was able to locate the vehicle, the reporting party called to say that the person in the vehicle was a friend and there was no need for concern.

THURSDAY, MARCH 25

10:47 a.m. - A deputy responded to a barking dog report in Irene. Dogs were found barking inside of a house. The owner of the dogs was notified of the report.

6:03 p.m. - A rural resident reported an ATV had driven across his property without permission. A deputy responded and saw the tracks but was unable to determine if the tracks came from a nearby residence or from another location. No ATV was being operated in the area at that time.

6:16 p.m. - A deputy responded to a Turner County residence a short distance from the Clay/Turner County line to assist the Turner County Sheriff with a response to a report of a burglary there.

7:44 p.m. - A caller reported concern about a pedestrian on University Road near Vermillion. A deputy spoke to the man who was not in need of assistance.

FRIDAY, MARCH 26

1:18 a.m. - A deputy stopped to check on a driver and vehicle having mechanical issues on Timber Road. The driver had assistance coming already so no additional assistance was necessary.

8:51 a.m. - A deputy investigated a report of a theft of gravel from a windrow on a rural gravel road. The deputy determined, based on the statement by the person who removed the gravel, that it was spread out rather than stolen but the act was still not permitted. No charges were filed but the man was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

1:11 p.m. - A deputy investigated a report from an Irene gas station regarding a man pumping gas and promising to return later to pay but the man did not return.

9:20 p.m. - While patrolling Irene, a deputy observed a man who was known to have an outstanding warrant. The man was arrested and transported to the Clay County Jail.

SATURDAY, MARCH 27

3:31 p.m. - A patient was transported from the hospital in Vermillion to Sioux Falls hospital for an involuntary mental health committal.

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