One arrested in reports of thefts from vehicles, stolen vehicle

ABERDEEN, S.D. (APD Facebook) – In August and early September, the Aberdeen Police Department received numerous reports of thefts from vehicles and also a stolen vehicle. The investigation led to the arrest of Gail Gardner (42) of Aberdeen. Gardner was charged with Grand Theft, several counts of Criminal Entry of a M/V, & other charges.
We would like to thank the investigators for their hard work on this case. We’d also like to thank the many members of the public who assisted with providing surveillance video from residences throughout Aberdeen.
We would like to remind vehicle owners to lock up their vehicles whenever they are left unattended. Hunting season is here so please be sure to secure your hunting weapons and equipment!
If you are the victim of theft and have not yet filed a police report, please contact Brown County Communications at 626-7911 to speak with an officer.