Burglars steal guns and a vehicle from rural Brookings residence

The Brookings County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a burglary at a rural Brookings residence that involved the theft of a vehicle, guns and other items.

Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring says it happened sometime between Friday night and Monday morning on 42nd St West near Western Avenue.

Entry was forced into the residence while no one was home. Once inside, the suspect (or suspects) stole numerous items including a shotgun and two .22 rifles, ammunition, a gun safe, a floor safe and a 75-inch flat screen TV.

Also missing is a Can-Am ATV and trailer which were parked outside the residence.

Total value of the stolen property is estimated at over $11,000.

Anyone with any information about this case is asked to contact the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office or Crime Stoppers.


September 6, 2022