More Details Released Following Sunday Manhunt In Yankton

More Details Released Following Sunday Manhunt In Yankton

More details are being released today in connection to the manhunt that occurred Sunday evening in Yankton.

On Sunday afternoon, Turner County Deputies and the Centerville Police Department were dispatched to an aggravated domestic assault that took place just outside Centerville. It was report that a male subject had fought his son and then pulled a hand gun on him.

Turney County Sheriff Steven Luke says that while in route to the scene, deputies learned that the male subject had left the scene and was under the influence of alcohol traveling to Centerville.

A Turner County Deputy located the suspect’s vehicle in Centerville and requested all responding units to come to his location. After ordering the suspect out of the possible vehicle, deputies were informed that the suspect had transferred to a different vehicle and was possibly driving to Yankton.

With the help of Yankton County Sheriff’s Office and the Yankton Police Department, the male suspect was located at the Day’s Inn in Yankton. 45-year-old Steven Brown placed under arrest without incident and transported to Yankton County Jail where a blood alcohol test was conducted. The result read a .233%.

During subsequent investigation at the home of Brown, deputies learned that Brown owned over twenty firearms as well as an abundance of ammunition. Deputies seized all the guns, including a AR15 rifle for the safety of the family.