Pierre PD Investigating Vandalism to Three Light Poles Overnight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is investigating three cases of vandalism to light poles. Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says three light poles were knocked over in the 1300 block of East Robinson Avenue, the 1200 block of East Erskine Street and at the intersection of Taylor Avenue and Buffalo Street. Blemaster says the bent over poles were noted early this morning-between 5:00 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. All three are owned by the City of Pierre and the estimated damage to the poles is set at $1,000 each. Blemaster says the cases are related and remain under investigation. Anyone with information on the vandalism can contact the Pierre Police Department at 773-7410.