**Vandalism**
March 19, 2020

The Brookings Police Department is investigating a vandalism that occurred at Pioneer Park. Sometime between Wednesday, March 18th, and Thursday, March 19th, 2020, an unknown individual(s) spray painted several areas of the park.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the suspect(s), or know of anyone who is known to use the phrases or symbol from this incident, 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***
March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020, the Brookings County Sheriff's Department took a report of a burglary from the County Highway shop in Bruce, SD.

Sometime between Monday March 9th, 2020, and Tuesday, March 10th, 2020, an unknown suspect forced entry through a door causing damage. It was found a 10 drawer tool box, wrenches, a pry bar set, and other hand tools were taken. It is estimated the total loss is approximately $5,300.

If you have information regarding the individual(s) responsible for the burglary, 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 call the Brookings Sheriff's Department at 605-696-8300to provide information regarding the suspect.

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****Assault of a juvenile****
January 13, 2020

On Monday January 13th, 2020, at approximately 4:32 PM the Brookings Police Department received a report of an assault that occurred at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 8th Street. At approximately 4:15 PM, a 9 year old boy was walking home and crossed paths with two unknown individuals who were walking west from the 700 block of 8th Street. The boy was pushed down into a snowbank and struck in the back of the head with a beer bottle. The two suspects fled the area and the boy was able to run home safely after receiving minor injuries.

The suspects were described as being approximately 5’7” tall with a slender build. They were wearing black hooded sweatshirts with the hoodies pulled over their faces and cinched tight. Due to the hoodies covering their faces, the victim was unable to see the gender or race of the suspects but it is believed they could be college aged males.

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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***THEFT***
December 23, 2019

**UPDATE**

 

On Monday, December 23rd, 2019 a female from White reported her wallet stolen from her purse. The theft is believed to have occurred in the Brookings area.

 

At approximately 1440hrs two African American males attempted to use the credit cards from the wallet. Suspect 1 was able to complete the transaction for over $1,000. Suspect 2 attempted to purchase over $1,000 worth of merchandise but the transaction was denied with two separate cards from the wallet.

 

Both suspects arrived and left together in a white car. However we are unable to get a good description of the vehicle.

 

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 call the Brookings County Sheriff's Department at 605-696-8300 to provide information regarding the suspect.

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***THEFT***
December 03, 2019

The Brookings Police Department is looking for assistance with identifying the pictured grinch in regards to the theft of a purse from a sweet little old lady from Brookings.
 
On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, a Brookings resident reported her purse had been stolen from a business in the 2200 block of 6th Street, Brookings. The suspect attempted to withdraw money from the victims accounts in Brookings using stolen debit cards and was successful at one local business before she could cancel her cards. Video surveillance was obtained of the grinch along with his escape sleigh.

If you have information regarding the identity of the male, 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 call the Brookings County Sheriff's Department at 605-696-8300 to provide information regarding the suspect.

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**Suspect identified**
November 06, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED
On Wednesday, November 7th, 2019, the pictured male entered a business in the 500 block of 34th Avenue, Brookings, SD and stole produce and money from a locked box inside the business.
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the male, 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 call the Brookings County Sheriff's Department at 605-696-8300 to provide information regarding the suspect.
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UPDATE**SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED**
March 22, 2019

STATUS: SOLVED

 

On Friday, March 22nd 2019, at approximately 2:00AM, three suspects entered a secured business without permission. The male suspect is wanted for questioning in a theft and all three for trespassing. 

 
 
If you have information regarding the identity of the 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 call the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113 to provide information regarding the suspect.


****BURGLARY****
February 06, 2019

On Tuesday, February 6th, 2019, the Brookings Police Department took a report of a burglary that occurred at several storage units located in the 1400 block of Western Avenue in Brookings. Suspect(s) gained entry to the storage units and a trailer by cutting the padlocks. The suspect(s) stole the top toolbox from a Snap-On 40th Anniversary Corvette toolbox. It is believed the storage units were entered sometime between January 20th, 2019 and January 26th, 2019. (Pictured is a similar toolbox, the top toolbox is the only one reported missing)

If you have information regarding the individual(s) responsible for the burglary, 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 call the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113 to provide information regarding the suspect.

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**UPDATE VEHICLE LOCATED**STOLEN VEHICLE**
January 26, 2019

STATUS: FOUND
On Saturday, January 26th, 2019, the Brookings Police Department took a report of a stolen 2005 black Pontiac G6, SD license plate 6E3649. The vehicle was taken from the 1400 block of 4th Street and has not been located as of now.
 
If you have information regarding the location of the stolen Pontiac G6 or have information regarding the individual(s) responsible for the theft, 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 call the Brookings Police Department at 605-692-2113 to provide information regarding the suspect.
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**HIT AND RUN/STOLEN VEHICLE**ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY**
January 23, 2019

On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019, at approximately 7:22PM officers responded to the intersection of Main Avenue South and 2nd Street South for a report of an injury accident. It was found one driver had fled prior to officers arriving. It was found one of the vehicles involved had been stolen from a business in the 200 block of Main Avenue South. Video was obtained of the suspect walking away from the area after the accident.
 
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.
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