Pierre Woman Arrested For Breaking Into Apartment And Stealing A Car

(KCCR) — A Pierre woman was arrested Saturday evening after police say she stole a car and broke into a home. Pierre Police Captain Bryan Walz says officers first were called to the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue just before nine pm after getting dispatched to a call of an intoxicated party in a residence. As officers investigated they learned 39 year-old Sara IronLightning had removed a screen from a window and obtained entry to the apartment. Walz says IronLightning caused around 200-dollars in damage to property inside. As officers continued to investigate the burglary a report was dispatched regarding a stolen vehicle in the 2000 block of Kennedy Drive. Officers then discovered IronLightning was responsible for the vehicle theft as well. She was arrested and transported to the Hughes County Jail on charges of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Intentional Damage to Property, First Degree Burglary and an outstanding Bench Warrant.