Brookings Man Leads Deputies On Pursuit In Stolen Payloader

(Brookings, SD) — A Brookings man is in custody after allegedly taking deputies on a chase in a stolen payloader. It happened Sunday afternoon, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office. A payloader was reported driving into oncoming traffic and stopping in the middle of the road. But the man identified as 36-year-old Reco Jones refused to stop for authorities. It was learned during the pursuit that the payloader was stolen from a Brookings business. Jones was chased into a dead end of a trailer court, hitting a mobile home and knocking over a shed before trying to run. He was arrested and now faces multiple charges, including grand theft.

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