Brookings County Sheriff’s Office investigating attempted burglaries

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a couple of attempted burglaries.

At about 3:20 Saturday morning, deputies responded to a residence on the 100 block of Main Avenue in Sinai after it was reported someone was teying to enter the residence.

The resident reported the unknown suspect went to the front door and attempted
to gain entry by forcing their way through the lock, but were unsuccessful. A search of the area was conducted and no suspicious person was found.

Another incident was reported to have occurred between Sinai and Volga. An
unknown suspect was able to enter the residence before the homeowner scared them away.

Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says these and other recent incidents serve as a reminder to lock vehicles and secure homes and outbuildings. Also, Security cameras work and can provide law enforcement with excellent evidence.

Anyone with any information can contact the Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers.


September 7, 2022