Crime

Police Investigating Car Dealership Robbery Now Involving Multiple States

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police are investigating a car dealership robbery that led police on multiple pursuits in multiple states. Initial reports state that multiple people broke into a car dealership located on 69th and Louise Avenue early Sunday morning. Police are unsure the exact amount of people involved but say they stole multiple license plates and an…

Police: 13-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing Two Teens Multiple Times

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police arrested a 13-year-old boy after he allegedly stabbed two teens multiple times before an attempted drug transaction. Police were called to a report of a stabbing at in the 1300 block of West Sioux Street at 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Arriving officers found a 19-year-old with five stab wounds in his back. Approximately…

Manafort, Gates Told To Surrender In Mueller Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) – The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, have been told to surrender to authorities. Those are the first charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. The Times on Monday cited an anonymous person…

Auto Parts Store Needs Public’s Help Identifying Donation Thief

GARRETSON, S.D. – Caught on camera this week: a thief in Garretson swiping a donation jar meant for hurricane victims. The theft happened Wednesday afternoon at Ewe-Pullet Self Service Used Auto Parts.”  Surveillance video shows the suspect walk up to the counter, quickly take the jar and leave.  Nordstrom’s Automotive Inc. owns Ewe-Pullet.  Vice President & General Manager Shannon Nordstrom…

Alleged Sexual Assault Involving USD Students

We’re learning new details tonight involving an alleged sexual assault involving University of South Dakota students. The USD community is reacting to an alleged off-campus sexual assault involving students. Student body president, Teagan McNary, says students are upset, but still feel safe. “It’s upsetting, and I think it just shows that while we do a lot of training for the…

Five Marshall Co. Men Arrested On Multiple Sexual Abuse Charges

MARSHALL COUNTY, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Marshall County States Attorney Dana Frohling announced today that five Marshall county men have been arrested on multiple sexual abuse charges. 21-year-old Damon Koop was arrested on one count of possessing, manufacturing or distributing child pornography and one count of sexual exploitation of a minor. 26-year-old Luis Maaz and 28-year-old Dustin…

Several New Alleged Victims Come Forward in Sioux Center Teacher Investigation

Police arrested Curtis Van Dam for lascivious conduct with a minor and lascivious acts with a child on Monday, right before his 36th birthday. Now, more alleged victims are breaking their silence. “Emotions are high, from embarrassment to sadness to resentment to anger. we need to stay calm and let justice and the system do what it’s supposed to do,”…

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Overnight Robbery

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police say a business was robbed at gunpoint overnight. Police say a black man described as 5 feet tall, 150 pounds, entered the business around 1 a.m. He reportedly showed a handgun, demanded money, and left on foot. The…

Police Investigating Convenience Store Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers were called to the Shop ‘N Cart near the intersection of 10th Street and Sycamore Ave. for reports of an armed robbery shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday. An investigation revealed that a 40 to 50 year-old dark skinned male, approximately 5’6″ to 5’7″ with an average build, weighing 170-180 pounds, entered the business and demanded money….

Drug Busts In Aberdeen Turn Up Drugs, Cash, Cache Of Weapons

Courtesy: Aberdeen Police Department FacebookABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – An Aberdeen man facing drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop earlier this month is facing more counts after authorities searched a residence. Police and a local drug task force on Monday found $23,000 worth of methamphetamine, two handguns, multiple semi-automatic rifles and a pistol-grip shotgun. Authorities say that when they…

Police: Sioux Falls Business Robbed Overnight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls police say a business was robbed at gunpoint overnight. Police say a black man described as 5 feet tall and 150 pounds entered the business around 1 a.m. He reportedly showed a handgun, demanded money, and left on foot. The employee was not hurt. Police are looking into whether there is surveillance footage at…

Sioux Center Police Arrest Teacher Accused Of Lascivious Act With Child

SIOUX CENTER, I.A. – Police have arrested and charged a Sioux Center teacher for committing a lascivious act with a minor. 35-year-old Curtis Van Dam arrested on October 21st on a lascivious act with a child and a lascivious conduct with a minor charge. Police say complaint was filed alleging inappropriate conduct between Van Dam and student at the Sioux…

Aberdeen Armed Robber Still At Large

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Police are searching for a gunman who robbed an Aberdeen convenience store and casino over the weekend. Police say the man, dressed in black with a scarf over his face, entered the Sooper Stop West Saturday evening. Capt. Eric Duven says the man brandished a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Duven says…

Court Documents Show James Brinker Had History of Domestic Violence

MITCHELL, S.D.- A Mitchell man charged with his wife’s death made his first court appearance in Davison County this Friday morning. 39-year-old James Brinker is charged with manslaughter after police say the woman suffocated. According to the Mitchell Police Department, it all happened at a home on the 900 block of east 3rd street on Tuesday night. The investigation is…

Police: Mitchell Man Facing Manslaughter Charges In Death Investigation

MITCHELL, S.D. – Mitchell police say a 39-year-old man is facing manslaughter charges in the death of a 36-year-old woman overnight. Police say at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday night they received a 911 call requesting an ambulance at a residence located on the 900-block E. 3rd Avenue for a female who did not appear to be breathing. Responding Officers found…

Effects Of K2: SF Couple Admitted To Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Before Leaving Baby Outside

The synthetic drug, known as K2, is in the spotlight after a Sioux Falls couple admitted to smoking the drug before allegedly leaving their baby outside overnight. We brought you the story two weeks ago: a 2-month-old baby boy found abandoned in a car seat outside of a Sioux Falls church. Police say he was wearing just a onesie, and…

SF Police Hope Ride Sharing Company Will Help Improve Safety, Cut Down On DWI Arrests

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– With Lyft possibly in route to Sioux Falls, police are hoping the ride sharing company helps improve public safety and will cut down on the number of DWI arrests they make each year. For the last three years, Sioux Falls Police have arrested more than 11-hundred people for DWI each year in the city. So far this…