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Dropping charges: Alcohol diversion program minimizes consequences

Dropping charges: Alcohol diversion program minimizes consequences

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter

February 12, 2019

In 2017, Brookings County recorded 348 underage consumption convictions, according to Dan Nelson, the State’s Attorney for Brookings County. In an effort to minimize this number, Brookings County is implementing an alcohol diversion program. Nelson has been working with Lutheran Social Services on...

Crimes persist during break

Crimes persist during break

December 20, 2018

The crime logs are compiled by the South Dakota State University Police Department. 12.10.18 10:00 a.m. @ Facilities & Services 1421 Stadium Rd Intentional Damage/Vandalism 12.11.18 11:31 a.m. @ Solberg All 907 Campanile Ave Miscellaneous Incident 11:42 p.m. @ Main Ave And 3rd Street Dru...

LGBTQ+ assault committed in downtown Brookings

LGBTQ+ assault committed in downtown Brookings

Brianna Schreurs

November 6, 2018

A South Dakota State University student was assaulted on Main Avenue on Halloween because of their sexual orientation. The student was reportedly punched in the face after a stranger asked if they were gay. The Brookings Police Department is currently investigating the situation. Students’ Association S...

Student fires shotgun in Abbott Hall, nobody hurt

Student fires shotgun in Abbott Hall, nobody hurt

Hunter Dunteman

October 30, 2018

There were no injuries when a shotgun was accidentally discharged by a resident in Abbott Hall last Thursday. Just after 7 p.m. on Oct. 25 Thursday, residents of Abbott Hall received an email from Rebecca Peterson, the director of Housing and Residential Life at South Dakota State, about the incid...

Drug violations and swindling in Thorne Hall for Oct. 20-26 crimes

Drug violations and swindling in Thorne Hall for Oct. 20-26 crimes

Brianna Schreurs

October 29, 2018

10.20.18 11:05 a.m. @ 600 12th Ave. DUI. 10.21.18 12:13 a.m. @ Ben Reifel Hall. DUI. 2:12 p.m. @ University Student Union. Missing Person. 10.22.18 1:10 p.m. @ Lot 172. Theft-Motor Vehicle. 3:56 p.m. @ Binnewies Hall. All Other Offenses. 5:01 p.m. @ Binnewies Ha...

Lots of liquor possession for Hobo Week crimes

Lots of liquor possession for Hobo Week crimes

Brianna Schreurs

October 15, 2018

The crime logs are compiled by the South Dakota State University Police Department. 10.06.18 11:42 a.m. @ 6th St. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. 9:56 a.m. @ 1452 Student Union Ln. 3:54 p.m. @ 1443 Jackrabbit Ave. Miscellaneous Incident. 8:02 p.m. @ Hyde Hall. Drug/Narc Violations. 10...

UPDATE: Sexual assault reported in Jackrabbit Village

UPDATE: Sexual assault reported in Jackrabbit Village

Brianna Schreurs

October 15, 2018

Update: At 11:03 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 15, Adelaine sent an email to all SDSU students stating that the suspect has been identified and is now out of state. UPD is now working with out-of-state law enforcement. Original story: A sexual assault was reported Oct. 14 in Jackrabbit Village. A resident was sexually assaulted by a male that’s not believed to currently be an enr...

Sexual assault reported in Jackrabbit Village

Sexual assault reported in Jackrabbit Village

Brianna Schreurs

October 15, 2018

A sexual assault was reported Oct. 14 in Jackrabbit Village. A resident was sexually assaulted by a male that’s not believed to currently be an enrolled student at South Dakota State, said an email sent out by SDSU Vice President for Technology and Safety Michael Adelaine. The suspect is describe...

Harassment in Hansen, liquor possession in Pierson: Sept. 22-28 crimes

Harassment in Hansen,  liquor possession in Pierson: Sept. 22-28 crimes

Brianna Schreurs

October 1, 2018

The crime logs are compiled by the South Dakota State University Police Department. 09.22.18 9:18 a.m. @ 927 11th St. Suspicious Persons/Vehicle. 1:40 a.m. @ 631 22nd Ave. Suspicious Persons/Vehicle. 3:38 p.m. @ Hansen Hall. Harassment. 09.23.18 12:42 a.m. @ 1057 8th St. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. ...

Drunken decisions: Impacts of underage consumption charges

Drunken decisions: Impacts of underage consumption charges

Garrett Ammesmaki

September 26, 2018

Morgan Busack was in the back seat of a car on Eighth Street when red and blue lights started flashing behind her.  “When I saw it was the police, I just started crying,” she said.  It was April 21, 2017 and the South Dakota State University sophomore had caught a ride with friends after ...

Sexual assault, harassment, disorderly conduct in Pierson: Sept. 15-22 crimes

Sexual assault, harassment, disorderly conduct in Pierson: Sept. 15-22 crimes

September 24, 2018

The crime logs are compiled by the South Dakota State University Police Department. 09.15.18 12:02 a.m. @ 1600 Block 8th St. DUI. 12:33 a.m. @ 1151 8th St. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. 11:45 a.m. @ Honors Hall. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. 7:09 p.m. @ 631 22nd Ave. Disorderly...

Crime log for Sept. 8-15

Crime log for Sept. 8-15

Brianna Schreurs

September 17, 2018

The crime logs are compiled by the South Dakota State University Police Department. 09.08.18 2:23 a.m. @ Schultz Hall. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. 2:35 a.m. @ Meadows South. Liquor/Possession/Consumption. 2:49 a.m. @ McDonald's. Disorderly conduct. 4:14 p.m. @ North of Biostress. Public ...