KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

3 Arrested After Crashing Stolen Car In SF



Bookmark and Share

Three men are in custody tonight after police say they stole a car in Sioux Falls and went on a joyride that ended with 5 crashed cars. Sioux Falls Police say the driver of the vehicle is being held on a number of charges including: grand theft, driving while intoxicated, and three counts of reckless driving.

 

“I look up and I see him screaming around the corner and it hit the first silver car bounced off of that into this red one, into this grey one, which pushed this grey one into another red one,” said Cole McCormick describing the scene on West 15th Street Thursday Morning.

 

Teodros Haile's day started at Billion Toyota on West 12th Street where Haile and another man stole a Toyota Camry. Police say the keys were in the ignition.  By the time police located the car, Haile had picked up another man. But, when the men noticed police officers in the area, everyone except Haile left the vehicle. Haile then sped past Summit Avenue onto 15th Street.

 

“It was pretty much simultaneously how they pretty much collided together. It sounded like thunder,” said McCormick.

 

McCormick was on his girlfriend’s front porch on the phone with his boss and watched Haile crash into four parked cars.

 

“As he got out of the car he went 15-20 yards down there and I hollered at him. He turned around I got a pretty good look at him,” said McCormick.

 

But Haile kept going.

 

“I watched him get out of the car and he was moving on down the road pretty fast. He wasn't running. He was trying to hold his pants up. He had them down, you know how they wear them,” said McCormick.

 

Police say Haile wasn't done stealing for the day.

 

“We had a lot of officers that were in the area and able to find him near 14th Street and Duluth Avenue where he was riding a bicycle he had stolen after he had crashed the cars,” said Officer Sam Clemens.  

 

“He was pretty scared. You could tell he was rattled. He was in some kind of serious trouble for him to be flying around the corner like that,” said McCormick.

 

As for the other two other men involved, one was arrested for stealing the car and the other was arrested on previous warrants.

 

 

 

< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Brookings County Authorities Search For Teen

Brookings authorities are asking for your help finding a ...

The Daily Scoop: 11-21-2014  story with video

"The Daily Scoop" is our morning segment that highlights all the stories trending on ...

See A World-Renowned Painting in Sioux City

This past July, the Sioux City Art Center opened an art exhibit featuring ...

Tree-lighting Ceremony Scheduled At SD Capitol  Nov. 21

Impact of Ferguson Shooting On Sioux Falls  story with video  Nov. 20

Thune Urges Temporary Ban On Ebola Travel  Nov. 20

All Hands On Deck To Clean Up Coughlin  story with video  Nov. 20

March Madness Coming To Sioux Falls  Nov. 20

Bishop Dudley House Informs Neighbors  Nov. 20

SF Agencies Advocate For Affordable Housing  Nov. 20

Cher Cancels Sioux Falls Show  Nov. 20

Rounds Picks Committees, Has Immigration Concerns  Nov. 20

3 SD Indian Communities Joining Buyback Program  Nov. 20

SF Homeowner: "I heard an explosion"  story with video  Nov. 20

Pierre Firefighters Rescue 6 Newborn Kittens  Nov. 20

Gaming Commission Drafting Amendment Q Legislation  Nov. 20

Sioux Falls Will Host NCAA Women's Reg. Games  Nov. 20

Services Scheduled For Former Fort Pierre Mayor  Nov. 20

Cherokee Man Pleads Not Guilty In Police Standoff  Nov. 20

Graco Recalls Strollers Over Amputation Hazard  Nov. 20

KDLT News Archive
     

3 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Ax. Near Lennox

Three people were taken to the hospital with serious ...

Life With Laura: TRX Training  story with video

The Downtown Sioux Falls YMCA is undergoing a multi-million ...

Garage Goes Up In Flames In NW Sioux Falls

A garage on a farm in northwest Sioux Falls went up in flames ...

Cher Cancels Sioux Falls Show  Nov. 20

SF Homeowner: "I heard an explosion"  story with video  Nov. 20

Sioux Falls Home Damaged In Hit And Run  Nov. 20

Pierre Firefighters Rescue 6 Newborn Kittens  Nov. 20

All Hands On Deck To Clean Up Coughlin  story with video  Nov. 20

KDLT News Archive
     

MVP and MIller join SFC and DV in A semifinals  story with video

The Miller Rustlers and Mount Vernon/Plankinton Titans will play in the final ...

Mustangs advance to Region semi's Friday

DULUTH, Minn. – Southwest Minnesota State University ...

Flying Dutchmen remain focused for Friday's title game  story with video

The Flying Dutchmen of Edgerton/Ellsworth play in the 9-man title game ...

Warner rolls, Parker wins thriller at State B Volleyball  story with video  Nov. 20

Knights blanks Pierre, Huron rolls at AA volleyball  story with video  Nov. 20

Northern wins OT thriller iover SMSU  Nov. 19

USD women win big at Portland State  Nov. 19

Vikes roll to big win over Dakota State  story with video  Nov. 19

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top