Clay County Sheriff’s Press Briefing
12/01/13 01:19 – A deputy assisted Vermillion police officers with a traffic stop involving a report of an impaired driver. The driver was not impaired but was sleepy.
12/01/13 04:08 – A deputy assisted Vermillion police officers with a report of a suspicious person attempting to enter a residence. It was found that an intoxicated man had gone to the wrong house but did not enter it.
12/01/13 18:07 – A deputy investigated a domestic altercation resulting in property damage. The suspect had left the scene. The matter is under investigation.
12/01/13 22:42 – A deputy investigated a report of a protection order violation between two men. The matter is under review by the states attorney.
12/01/13 22:52 – A deputy investigated a car/deer accident on University Road north of Vermillion.
12/02/13 05:06 – A deputy responded to a security alarm call at a Vermillion business. It was determined that the alarm was accidentally triggered.
12/02/13 18:14 – A deputy arrested a wanted person when he came to the Sheriff’s Office to participate in the 24/7 program.
12/02/13 18:27 – A caller reported an intoxicated driver southbound on Highway 19 from Hurley. A deputy patrolled Highway 19 but did not locate the vehicle in Clay County.
12/03/13 02:41 – A caller reported concern for two people walking on Highway 50. A deputy responded but the pedestrians were no longer in the area.
12/03/13 17:30 – An inmate was transported from the Yankton County Jail to the Clay County Jail to attend a jury trial.
12/03/13 21:54 – Deputies responded to a report of a car in the ditch on Highway 50 near Gayville with its flashers on. The vehicle had apparently slid off due to slick roads. The vehicle was gone when deputies arrived.
12/04/13 09:23 – A deputy responded to a rollover crash on Highway 50 near Meckling. The crash was related to winter weather. There were no injuries.
12/04/13 09:50 – A deputy checked on a car stuck in the ditch on Highway 50 near Meckling due to snow and slick roads. There was no damage to the vehicle. A tow service was contacted.
12/04/13 15:55 – A deputy assisted the Department of Social Services with encouraging a transient to move into a motel due to extreme cold and concern for his safety.
12/05/13 09:19 – A deputy stopped a vehicle for exhibition driving and cited the driver for the offense.
12/05/13 09:32 – A deputy received a report of a vehicle passing a stopped school bus. The complainant didn’t have a license number so no contact with the suspect was possible.
12/05/13 16:43 – An inmate was transported from the Clay County Jail to the Yankton County Jail after the completion of his trial here.
12/05/13 19:21 – A deputy assisted Vermillion police officers with a report of a suicidal woman. The woman was later placed on a mental illness hold and evaluated.
12/05/13 20:20 – A deputy responded to a report of a drug overdose in Vermillion. It was found that the information was false.
12/06/13 09:45 – The school resource officer investigated a disturbance in the high school caused by girls arguing. The incident later involved online threats.
12/06/13 10:48 – A deputy responded to a report of a dispute in Wakonda resulting in a driving complaint.
12/06/13 15:46 – A deputy investigated a report of a chain saw stolen from a shed at an unoccupied rural property sometime in the past year.
12/06/13 16:49 – A caller reported debris on the highway west of Vermillion. A deputy responded and removed the debris and disposed of it.
12/06/13 22:24 – A deputy assisted Vermillion police officers with a search warrant for drugs at a Vermillion apartment. Four people were arrested for drug possession charges.
12/07/13 21:15 – A deputy investigated a car/deer collision on Highway 19 south of Vermillion.
Total Records: 25