One Arrested For Water Plant Skid Loader Theft

City officials have announced the arrest of one individual in connection with the theft of a skid loader in May from the water plant construction site at Riverside Park and more arrests are expected in connection to a series of other acts of vandalism in the Meridian District.

Mayor Nathan Johnson says Chandler Donahue, age 19 of Yankton was arrested earlier this week on a number of charges related to the skid loader theft.

With damage thought to be in the tens of thousands of dollars Johnson says police expect to make arrests in several other incidents that occurred at the water plant construction site.

Johnson says several juveniles are thought to be responsible for recent vandalism at the splash pad located at the north end of the Meridian Bridge, those arrests are also expected in the near future.