On duty

On duty November 15

A 54-year-old male from Vermillion was arrested at 12:44 a.m. for DWI after being involved in an accident. The incident occurred near the intersection of Main and Yale. While driving a 1989 Chevy Silverado, he struck a concrete light pole, a street sign, a concrete pillar and several bushes before coming to a stop. There was an estimated $2,800 in damage to the pickup and an estimated $2,500 in property damage.

A resident in the 700 block of N. Plum reported at 2:13 p.m. that his car had been burglarized. The driver's side window was broken out and a Panasonic CD player and CDs were stolen. The dash was also damaged from the removal of the CD player.

Fire Chief Doug Brunick contacted the Vermillion Police Department at 2:44 p.m. about possible arson in a mobile home in the 800 block of E. Duke. The structure is apparently vacant but someone had entered and started small fires inside. The carpeting was burned in numerous places.

A 30-year-old female from Phoenix, AZ reported at 4:07 p.m. that a black leather Wilson trench coat was stolen from a bar in the 10 block of W. Main sometime the night before.

Vehicle burglary was reported at 8:40 p.m. in Plum Villa. A driver's side window had been broken out but nothing was stolen.

A resident in the 400 block of High St. reported at 9:52 p.m. that an intoxicated person was in his yard. Police located an 18-year-old male who was arrested for underage consumption.

November 16

A resident in the 10 block of S. Crawford reported at 6:11 p.m. that a man was selling packaged beef door-to-door. A 31-year-old male from Omaha, NE was located and said he had already sold the meat and was leaving town.

November 17

A resident in the 200 block of N. Harvard reported at 10 a.m. that two sections of a backyard fence along the alley were broken out.

A resident in the 100 block of N. Yale reported at 11:18 a.m. that slats had been kicked out of a backyard fence along the alley.

A woman reported at 4:11 p.m. that two rottweilers and a pit bull attacked her dog while she was walking it in the 800 block of Cottage. The offending dogs were running loose. They belong to a resident in the area and the matter was turned over to animal control.

November 18

A resident in the 200 block of Forest reported at 2:12 p.m. that his 15-year-old son was missing. The youth, who is on probation, was located and transported to the juvenile detention center in Sioux Falls for probation violation.

A resident in the 700 block of E. Cherry reported at 6:49 p.m. that a radar detector had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked overnight in the 800 block of Madison.

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