Brookings police arrest woman for stealing lottery tickets from business where she worked

August 3, 2023

BROOKINGS, S.D.–The Brookings Police Department received a report Tuesday of an employee at a local business who had been caught stealing lottery tickets.

The business provided evidence to officers claiming 46-year-old Misty Porter had been stealing lottery tickets since May of this year. Porter admitted to officers she had stolen $6,000 in lottery tickets.

Porter was arrested for grand theft and transported to the Brookings County Jail.