***ARMED ROBBERY***
June 20, 2021

On Sunday, June 20th, 2021, at approximately 1049 pm: the Brookings Police Department responded to an armed robbery that just occurred at 600 6th Street, Corner Pantry (formerly Gas ‘N Mor). Through the course of the investigation, officers learned the male suspect pointed a black handgun at the employee and demanded cash. The employee complied with the suspect’s demand and the suspect fled the store with an undetermined amount of cash.
 
The suspect fled on foot to the southeast after exiting the store. The employee was not injured and the public is not believed to be at risk at this time. The suspect was described as being a skinny, dark complected Caucasian male, who was approximately 5’ 6” tall and was soft spoken. The employee stated the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that possibly had red and white print across the chest. He was wearing a black mask and black pants.
 
If you have information on this crime, please contact the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113. If you would like to remain anonymous, please submit your tip by contacting the Brookings Area Crime Stoppers at 605-692-STOP (7867), www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com or through the P3TIPS app. If the tip you submit to the Brookings Area Crime Stoppers leads to the arrest of the suspect, you may be eligible for a cash reward.
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***BURGLARY***
June 18, 2021

On Friday, June 18th, 2021, at approximately 9:04 a.m. the Brookings Police Department received a call regarding a burglary that occurred at Brothers Pharmacy, 1004 6th Street. Through the course of the investigation, officers learned a male subject forced open a door and gained access into the business around 10:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 17th, 2021.
 
Once inside, the male subject stole several prescription pain medications (controlled substances). The male suspect disabled the video surveillance system prior to exiting the store. The suspect appears to be a Caucasian male with short, dark hair. He was wearing eyeglasses and had a surgical type mask covering a portion of his face.
 
If you have information on this crime, please contact the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. Additionally Brothers Pharmacy is offering a $500 reward on top of any reward offered by Crime Stoppers. 
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**Attempt to identify**Attempted burglary**
June 14, 2021

On Monday, June 14th, 2021, at approximately 0200 hours three unknown individuals attempted to enter a closed business in the 700 block of 25th Avenue. The individuals fled the scene once the audible alarm was activated.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. You can also contact the Brookings Police Department at 605-696-5308.
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**THEFT OF AC UNIT**
May 20, 2021

On Tuesday, May 20th, 2021, a Brookings resident reported a Lennox Air Conditioner stolen from the outside of a residence in the 2000 block of Fox Run Trail in Brookings, SD. It is believed the unit was removed sometime between April 19th and May 5th, 2021.
 
If you have information regarding the theft of the air conditioning unit or the identity of the suspect(s) please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. You can also contact the Brookings Police Department at 605-696-5308.


*****THEFT*****
January 26, 2021

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021, the Brookings Police Department received a report of a theft from a business in the 300 block Main Avenue. A male and female suspect stole three crystal skulls from the business while the employee was distracted. The total merchandise stolen was over $1000. 

If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect(s), please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app.

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**VANDALISM**
December 28, 2020

 On Monday, December 28th, 2020, the Brookings Police Department received a report of a vandalism that occurred in the 1300 block of 6th Street. During the investigation, it was determined that the Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce's electronic billboard was shot with a .22 caliber bullet. Sometime before December 20, 2020, at 2239 hours, an unknown suspect(s) shot a section of the billboard causing over $4,000 in damage to the billboard. 

If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect(s), please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. 

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**Burglary**
September 20, 2020

On Sunday, September 20th 2020, the Brookings Police Department received a report of a burglary of storage units located in the 1600 block of Western Avenue, Brookings. Unknown individual(s) forced entry to several storage units causing an undetermined amount of damage. Over $1,500 worth of property was found to have been stolen.
 
Video surveillance was obtained and it appears the theft occurred September 19th between 7:20PM-8:20PM.
 
The pictured vehicle was seen in the area at the time of the burglary.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the  suspect(s) or the operator of pictured vehicle the  please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. You can also report a tip to the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113.


***Grand theft suspects***
August 21, 2020

On Friday, August 21st, 2020, the Brookings Police Department received a report of a theft of a wallet from a females purse that happened at a business located in the 700 block of 22nd Avenue South. Two Hispanic males were later seen on video at a different business using one of the females stolen credit cards from her purse. The suspects were able to charge over $3,000 to the female's credit card before it was canceled.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the pictured suspects please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspects you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. You can also report a tip to the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113.
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**STOLEN SIGNS**
August 17, 2020

The Brookings Police Department is investigating the theft of road closed/construction signs from the area of the 6th Street construction area. Over the past several months thirteen signs have been taken from the area. The signs are valued at approximately $250 each.

 

Crime Stoppers along with the construction company is offering a minimum $200 reward for information leading to the arrest of responsible suspects.

 

If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect(s) and location of the stolen signs please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of suspect(s) you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app.

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***THEFT SUSPECT***
July 26, 2020

On Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, the Brookings Police Department received a report of a theft from a business in the 300 block of Medary Avenue South.
 
On Saturday, July 25th, 2020, at approximately 10:50PM, an unknown male entered an office and unsuccessfully attempted gain access to a lock box containing cash. It appears the male returned to the area on Sunday July 26th, 2020 at approximately 12:23AM in different clothing. The male was able to gain access to the lock box and stole an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the area. 
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the pictured suspect please do not post it on this page or it will be deleted. You can submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and if your information leads to the arrest of the suspect you will receive a CASH reward. Report an anonymous tip by calling 692-STOP (7867), submit a web tip by visiting our website at www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com, using "Submit a Tip tab on our website, or through P3TIPS app. You can also report a tip to the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113.
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