Brookings woman arrested for role in Sunday kidnapping

A Brookings woman has been arrested for her alleged role in the kidnapping of a Sioux Falls woman at Oakwood Lakes State Park Sunday morning.

Twenty-nine-year-old Ashle Elizabeth Heier was arrested in Sioux Falls and is being held on four counts of harboring or concealing a criminal, parole violations, and drug charges. Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says she’s being brought back to Brookings to face the charges.

Heier and the victim, a Sioux Falls woman, were found walking down the street in East Sioux Falls Sunday by police.

23-year-old Alexander Felipe Andrade of Sioux Falls is still on the lam.

He’s wanted on kidnapping, domestic violence, and other charges.


July 21, 2021