Crime

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Armed Robbery Suspect

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have released Surveillance footage from an armed robbery that occurred last week. Police say the robbery took place around 11:30 p.m. last Wednesday at the Freedom Gas Station located on South Minnesota Avenue. The suspect walked in and demanded money from the employee. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash and is…

Drugs, Firearms, Cash Seized After Executed Search Warrant In White River

Courtesy: Mellette County Sheriff’s Office WHITE RIVER, S.D. – Mellette County Sheriff’s Office arrested six people, including one juvenile, after issuing a search warrant on a residence and finding drugs and firearms. Mellette County Sheriff’s Office says they executed a search warrant on a residence in White River early Friday morning. As a result of the search, varying amounts of…

Dealing With Fourth Of July Crime

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An increase in crime and long holiday weekends typically go hand in hand. The day following the Fourth of July can be tiresome for those who have to deal with an overflow of jail inmates. But the Minnehaha County State Attorney’s Office and the Jail had two different experiences this year. Minnehaha County booked 300 new…

Woman Hospitalized After Being Shot By Police In Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A woman is hospitalized after being shot by a Des Moines police officer. Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says the woman was wounded during an incident shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday. Few details were released initially about what happened. No officers were hurt during the confrontation. The incident will be investigated by the Iowa Division of…

Enforcing Fireworks Laws

SFPD assigned four officers to combat illegal booms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Law enforcement is cracking down on fireworks Tuesday night. After receiving close to 300 fireworks-related calls on the Fourth of July last year, officers are focusing on holding people accountable. “We’ll have to search the area, look around to see if we can spot anyone lighting off fireworks,” says Officer Mark Toland. When it comes to…

SF Police Following 2 Road Rage Incidents: ‘We’re seeing an escalation in the type of activity’

There have been two road rage incidents in a matter of just days that have resulted in shots being fired in Sioux Falls. As a result, police are offering advice if you’re ever in a difficult situation while driving. Police say they receive about two to three calls a week involving road rage incidents, but they don’t always have the…

Police: Several Packages Stolen From Sioux Falls Homes

Police say this is typically more common around Christmastime, but packages were stolen from the doorsteps of three different Sioux Falls homes. Police say they were all stolen sometime late on Friday afternoon. They say the packages were taken from homes within a few blocks from one another; one on West Reagan Street, South Kinderhook Avenue, and another on West…

Sioux Falls Police Already Busy With Fireworks Calls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have already been busy with fireworks calls. Starting on midday Friday through Monday morning, police have already received 90 fireworks related calls, and have issued six $95 citations. In 2016, from July 3-5, police received 521 fireworks calls, and issued 23 citations. Nearly 300 of those calls took place on July 4 alone….

Police Warn Residents To Lock Cars After $5,000 In Construction Equipment Stolen

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police are once again reminding residents to lock their car doors after thousands of dollars worth of construction equipment was stolen in southwest Sioux Falls. According to police, a vehicle on the 2100 block of West 18th Street was broken into sometime between Thursday evening and Friday morning. Police say more than $5,000 worth…

S.F. Police Investigate Weekend Dispute That Turned Violent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have released the names and charges of two teenagers involved in a dispute that turned violent Sunday afternoon. Antyon Hamilton-Hogan, a 19-year-old from Sioux Falls, was charged with Aggravated Assault, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, False Report, and Possession of both Marijuana and Paraphernalia. Eric Harris, also a 19-year-old from Sioux Falls, was…

SF Police: Gunshot Rings Out During Dispute

Police looking for information on people involved

Sioux Falls police are investigating a dispute between two groups of people in two vehicles that witnesses say turned violent. Police were called to the area of West 37th Street and South Terry Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a dispute between people in two cars.  Witnesses told police that one of the vehicles involved fired at…

Fight, Gunshots Reported In Southwestern Sioux Falls

No one struck by gunfire, police say

The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information after gunshots rang out early Saturday morning in Sioux Falls. Investigators say around 2:30 a.m., deputies were called to the scene near W. 41st Street and S. Klein Avenue.  Gunshots were fired and a possible victim was lying on the ground.  Sioux Falls police initially responded and secured the scene.  The…