A 39-year-old Pierre woman was arrested Saturday night, Jan. 11, after supposedly stealing a car and traveling across town where she broke into a residence and damaged property.
Bryan Walz, captain Pierre Police, said that law enforcement officers were called to the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue just before 9 p.m. They had received a report of an intoxicated woman inside an apartment.
Upon arrival, officers learned Sara IronLightning had removed a screen from a window and entered. Once inside, she damaged property valued at $200.
While investigating the burglary, police received a call about a stolen vehicle from the 2000 block of Kennedy Drive. Officers determined IronLightning was connected to the theft of the vehicle.
IronLightning is charged with grand theft of a motor vehicle., first degree burglary, and intentional damage to property. She also had outstanding warrants for her arrest. She was taken into custody and transported to the Hughes County Jail.