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

Minnehaha County's Most Wanted List Dwindling



Bookmark and Share

Minnehaha County's Most Wanted List is dwindling. In the last week alone, two of its six criminals have been arrested.

It may be Minnehaha County's Most Wanted, but a number of different local, state and federal agencies, called the Sioux Falls Area Fugitive Task Force, work together to come up with the list. Lately, their efforts are paying off.

Sgt. Mike Walsh said, "We have about 17,000 open warrants but those can range for anything from traffic tickets all the way to homicide."

There are a lot of criminals, but few like these in the Sioux Falls area. Meet 32-year-old Antoine Eagleroad. With a warrant out for his arrest for rape and sexual contact with a child, he's at the top of Minnehaha County's list for most wanted fugitives. 

Then there's Lazerick Dawon Grant. The 28-year-old is wanted on a number of different charges including failure to appear for aggravated eluding, reckless driving, and possession of marijuana.
    
Walsh said, "Generally we look at the warrants and see which ones are the most serious."

Walsh with the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office says these men likely made the cut because of the severity of their crimes, and the number of them.

"Our Warrant Task Force is very active. If they get a warrant and get someone that needs to be apprehended because they're a danger to the community, they work it pretty hard," said Walsh.

Currently, there are only four fugitives on the list. That's because two have been crossed off within the last week. Sometimes authorities get lucky with criminals like Obidiah Loyira, the man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl in January and being in possession of child pornography. On Thursday, he turned himself in on an unrelated warrant. Then there's times where resources like the internet pay off.

Walsh said, "It generates a lot of tips and sometimes people will see someone on there that they know or that they have current information of his whereabouts and it provides us with a great deal of information and it really seems to work well."

Wanted for escape and child support, those tips helped find Carl Jerome Stanley the second. The Minnehaha County Warrant Task Force received information that he was at a Sioux Falls apartment complex. After a short standoff, he was taken to jail.

Walsh said, "Mr. Carl Stanley, the warrant task force, they found him on the apartment building on west 8th through tips and through anonymous Crimestoppers and things like that."

As for the others, they will stay on the list until they're caught. Sometimes, like today, there are as few as four people on the most wanted list, but there can be up to 8 or 10. Walsh says the task force will also put someone on the list if they receive some important new information in a case.

If you have information on any of these fugitives or know of their whereabouts, you're urged to contact the sioux falls area joint fugitive task force or crime stoppers at 367-7007.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Sisseton Shooting Leaves Four Dead   story with video

Four people are dead and one remains critically injured, after a shooting ...

SF's 1st Ever "Cranksgiving" Kicks Off

It may not be ideal weather for riding a bike, but that isn't stopping ...

The Push For SD Autism Insurance Reform Laws  story with video

One in 68 kids in the United States is living with Autism and that number could ...

Fire Dept. Urges Caution With Turkey Fryers  Nov. 22

Group To Address Ditch Mowing Comments  Nov. 22

Health Facilities Office To Hold Event In Pierre  Nov. 22

Gov. Daugaard Urging Safe Holiday Travel  Nov. 22

Oahe Hunt Accommodates Wheelchairs  Nov. 22

Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead  Nov. 22

Gas Prices Staying Low For Upcoming Holidays  story with video  Nov. 21

"Disney Junior Live On Tour!" At Premier Center  Nov. 21

Noem Receives Award From SD Farm Bureau  Nov. 21

Patient Choice Won't Affect ACA Rates This Year  Nov. 21

USD,SDSU Fraternity Chapters Run For Charity  story with video  Nov. 21

History Resurfaces In "Pioneer Girl"   story with video  Nov. 21

Great Bear Opening Limited Runs This Weekend  Nov. 21

Sioux Falls Falls Short On Full Service Hotels  story with video  Nov. 21

Man Sentenced To 75 Years For Home Invasion  Nov. 21

Hit & Run Suspect Turns Himself In  Nov. 21

Sanford Designated As SDs Ebola Hospital  Nov. 21

KDLT News Archive
     

Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead

The man believed to be responsible for shooting and killing ...

Man Sentenced To 75 Years For Home Invasion

A man accused of home invasion was sentenced to 75 years ...

Tribe Rounds Up And Kills Dogs After Girl's Death

Oglala Sioux officials have rounded up and killed a ...

Brookings County Authorities Search For Teen  Nov. 21

Hit & Run Suspect Turns Himself In  Nov. 21

History Resurfaces In "Pioneer Girl"   story with video  Nov. 21

Sanford Designated As SDs Ebola Hospital  Nov. 21

Gas Prices Staying Low For Upcoming Holidays  story with video  Nov. 21

KDLT News Archive
     

Huskers Waste Nate Gerry TD In Loss To Gophers  story with video

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jerry Kill's building project at Minnesota has ...

JACKRABBIT STATE: SDSU Dominates USD 37-14  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D. — South Dakota State scored on its ...

Kritenbrink's 26 kills leads USD in Summit Tourney

INDIANAPOLIS – Kendall Kritenbrink tallied 26 kills on 47 ...

Kloth and Larson lead Knights and Riders to AA finals  story with video  Nov. 21

Zomermaand leads SFC to A finals  story with video  Nov. 21

Mustangs snap long post season win streak of Bears!  Nov. 21

Minneota prepares for A championship game with Dawson-Boyd  story with video  Nov. 21

Warner and Parker prepare for B semi's  story with video  Nov. 21

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top