Mitchell Police

Out-Of-State Social Media Threat Causes Mitchell School Lockdown

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell High School went into lock down on Monday at approximately 10 a.m. after an employee reported a threat directed at students. The threat came to the employee’s attention after a concerned adult saw a threat on the internet regarding students at “MHS.” The adult assumed the threat was directed at Mitchell High students. In the threat,…

Police: Mitchell Suspect Flees, Still At Large

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A man with a lengthy criminal record fled from authorities after he was believed to be under the influence of drugs while at the Davison County Courthouse for an appearance. Mitchell police say when a sheriff’s deputy approached Brian Mattke at the courthouse he fled on foot Tuesday. The deputy pursued Mattke who got into his…

Police: Mitchell Man Facing Manslaughter Charges In Death Investigation

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell police say a 39-year-old man is facing manslaughter charges in the death of a 36-year-old woman overnight. Police say at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday night they received a 911 call requesting an ambulance at a residence located on the 900-block E. 3rd Avenue for a female who did not appear to be breathing. Responding Officers found…

Mitchell Man Charged With Manslaughter In Stabbing Death

Courtesy: Davison County Sheriff’s OfficeMITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A Mitchell man accused of stabbing another man to death outside of an apartment complex has been charged with first-degree manslaughter. Forty-nine-year-old Anthony Lewis allegedly stabbed the 30-year-old man four times after a confrontation early Tuesday. The victim’s name hasn’t been released. Police say the two men knew one another and had…

Police: Mitchell Man Arrested For Manslaughter After Fatal Stabbing

Courtesy: Davison County Sheriff’s OfficeMITCHELL, S.D. – A 49-year-old Mitchell man was arrested Tuesday morning after police say he stabbed another man multiple times. Mitchell police received a call around 2:44 a.m. Tuesday morning about an assault that occurred at 127 ½ East 2nd Avenue in Mitchell. Responding Officers found an adult male on the ground near the assault call’s…

Police: Man Arrested For Stabbing In Mitchell

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell Police arrested a man on assault charges after police say he stabbed another man outside of a bar on Thursday. Police arrested 24-year-old Trevor Belt for aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing. Police say when they arrived on scene they found an unresponsive male with at least two stab wounds. He received serious injuries from…

Mitchell Police Find Explosive In Trash Can

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Police cordoned off part of downtown Mitchell while they determine how best to dispose of an explosive left in a trash can. Authorities say an individual had used a number of fireworks devices to create a large explosive which he left in a garbage can. Police say the individual did not intend to harm anyone and…

Mitchell Police Destroy Grenade Found By Davison County Man

MITCHELL, S.D. -Mitchell Police say a 68-year-old man brought an unexploded grenade to The Mitchell Police Department so that the grenade could be destroyed. Police say the man found the grenade while helping a friend clean out a building that was in rural Davison County, located to the Northeast of Mitchell. A Davison County Sheriff’s Office Deputy searched the property…

Mitchell Police Arrest 6 In Connection To Tuesday Night Robbery

MITCHELL – Mitchell Police arrested 6 people regarding a business burglary that took place Tuesday night.  A 16-year-old male was taken into custody on Third Degree Burglary charges.  A 17-year-old male was also taken into custody for aiding and abetting. The 16-year-old male allegedly broke a window in the building, entered the building through the broken window and stole several…