$600 fence energizer stolen near Bruce

(Brookings Register file photo)

BROOKINGS COUNTY — The theft of a fence energizer northwest of Bruce is being investigated by the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office.

The Gallager B100-branded device is valued at around $600, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office, and was taken between 9 a.m. Sept. 11 and 2:35 p.m. Tuesday. It disappeared from a field on 199th Street near 462nd Avenue, Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring wrote.

A fence energizer takes in electrical energy from an outside source and pulses it through an electric fence.

Anyone with any information can call the sheriff’s office at 605-696-8300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously by visiting www.brookingsareacrimestoppers.com or by calling 605-692-STOP (7867).