Crime

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…

FULL STORY: Police Release Surveillance Photo In Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured 2 Pedestrians

Police say sometimes they’re swamped with tips involving crime in Sioux Falls, but this case isn’t one of them. They’re still asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects involved in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured two pedestrians in eastern Sioux Falls. Police say they hope surveillance footage will help. It’s hard to tell in the photo above,…

4 Protesters Arrested At Iowa Air National Guard Base

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Authorities have arrested four people at a protest blocking access to the Iowa Air National Guard base at Des Moines International Airport. Several of the 20 or so protesters left at police request Wednesday morning. The four who remained, connected to concrete barriers, were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and interference with official acts….

SF Police: No Tips In Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured 2 Pedestrians

Police continue to search for the suspects involved in a hit-and-run crash that injured two people over the weekend. Police say they haven’t gotten any tips regarding the crash in eastern Sioux Falls. “The woman has life threatening injuries and there’s really no change from that,” said Sioux Falls Police Officer Sam Clemens. Police say a 44-year-old woman has two…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested For Assaulting Teenage Daughter, Pointing Gun At Teenage Son

Police say a Sioux Falls man was arrested for assaulting his teenage daughter and pointing a gun at his teenage son. Thirty-six-year-old Chad Allen Johnson is charged with simple and aggravated assault, as well as, possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Police say the incident took place at their home in the northeast part of town Saturday just before 9…

Hit And Run Crash In Sioux Falls Causes Thousands In Damage

Police Looking For Known Woman Suspect

Police say the driver involved in a hit and run crash in south Sioux Falls caused thousands of dollars in damage. According to police, the accident happened Sunday at around 9 p.m. Police say a woman driving a Yukon was traveling east in the westbound lane on Ralph Rogers Road, and then drove out onto Minnesota Avenue. The SUV then…

Philando Castile Family Reaches $3M Settlement In Death

Photo courtesy of Ben Garvin, KARE 11MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist who was killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death. The settlement was announced Monday by attorneys for Valerie Castile and the city of St. Anthony. The settlement avoids the drawn-out process of…

Texas Mom Arrested After Baby Drowns In Bathtub

Authorities Say The Mother Was On Social Media

(NBC) – Police in Reno, Texas say a six-month-old baby drowned in the bathtub while her mother was on social media. Twenty-one-year-old Cheyenne Summer Stuckey was arrested and charged with injury to a child. Parker County investigators say Stuckey initially told them she left the child in the tub for only a couple of minutes and returned later to find…

South Dakota County Plans Program To Keep Youth Out Of Jail

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – A judge has approved a program that Davison County’s lead prosecutor hopes will keep more juveniles out of the court system. State’s Attorney Jim Miskimins says he’ll base the program off a model in New Jersey that directs youth away from the justice system while still holding them accountable for their actions. Judge Steven R. Jensen’s…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested for Threatening His Children with A Firearm

A Sioux Falls man is behind bars for threatening his children with a gun Saturday night. Chad Allen Johnson was arrested for simple and aggravated assault as well as possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Police say they were called to a neighborhood in the northeast part of town just before 9 o’clock. When they arrived at the home, police…