Crime

3 Boys Charged With Shooting Of 14-Year-Old In Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 14-year-old in Cedar Rapids. Police said in a news release Thursday that a 16-year-old and two 15-year-olds also have been charged with related crimes. The Associated Press generally doesn’t identify juveniles accused of crimes. The boy was struck twice on March 11…

Woman Suspected Of Robbing Spearfish Credit Union Arrested

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – It didn’t take long for authorities to arrest a woman suspected of robbing a Spearfish credit union. The suspect entered Black Hills Federal Credit Union Thursday morning and demanded money. She did not display a weapon. The woman left in a silver Dodge with Colorado license plates and was spotted heading east on Interstate 90. Within…

Son Of Hennepin County Sheriff Charged With Child Sex Crimes

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) – The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek has been charged with trying to solicit a 13-year-old for sex and possessing child pornography. Twenty-four-year-old Ryan James Stanek, of Maple Grove, was charged with four felonies Wednesday in Blue Earth County. Ryan Stanek was arrested May 19. His father announced the next day he would not run…

Man Accused Of Punching 12-Year-Old Son, Assaulting Other Relatives

SIOUX CITY, Iowa- A Sioux City man has been accused of punching and choking his 12-year-old son and assaulting other members of his family. Court records say 35-year-old JT Ring is charged with child endangerment causing serious injury, two counts of assault, one count of domestic abuse assault and with violation of parole. His attorney didn’t immediately return a call…

Officer’s Trial Judge To Rule On Castile Gun Permit Evidence

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – The judge overseeing the trial of a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist is expected to rule on whether jurors will get to hear statements about the man’s gun permit. St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez is on trial for manslaughter. Prosecutors say Yanez, who is Latino, shot 32-year-old Philando Castile during a…

FULL STORY: Employee Finds Card Skimmer Inside Pump At Sioux Falls Gas Station

Police are asking people to check their credit card statements for fraudulent charges after a skimmer was found on a Sioux Falls gas pump. A vigilant employee discovered the skimmer at a gas station on the northeast side of the city. But would you as a customer know what to look for? KDLT’s Jill Johnson took us to the streets…

Two Arrested For Child Abuse, Drug Possession Following Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Two people were arrested on drug and felony child abuse charges after crashing their car with an infant in the back seat. 27-year-old Mycah Burns of Crooks and 28-year-old Breanna Hanson of Sioux Falls are charged with possession of a controlled substance and marijuana, distribution of a controlled substance and marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and abuse…

Pizza Delivery Person Robbed In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Sioux Falls Police say a pizza delivery person was robbed on Monday night after making a delivery. Police say it happened near 19th Street and Duluth Avenue around 10:45 p.m. The delivery person was walking to their car when the suspect approached them, displayed a knife and demanded cash. He got away with an undisclosed amount of…

Several Shots Fired At Unoccupied Vehicle In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALL, S.D. – An unoccupied vehicle was reportedly shot at near 14th street and Dakota avenue this morning. Police say they received multiple calls of a vehicle being shot at around 10:30 a.m. this morning and that several bullet holes were found in the vehicle. They say the vehicle’s owners were later found safe in another location. No injuries…

Two Cars, Building Struck In Overnight Shooting

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Sioux Falls Police were called to the area of 11th Street and Summit Ave at around 10:15 Sunday night for reports of gunshots. When officers arrived, they were able to locate a number of shell casings. Upon further investigation, two parked cars and one building were struck by bullets. The Sioux Falls Police Department Crime Lab responded to…

Jared Stone Sentenced To Life Without Parole

Convicted In March Of Second Degree Murder For April 2016 Slaying

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Jared Stone will serve the rest of his life in prison. Stone was convicted of second degree murder after shooting and killing Baptiste White Eyes outside the Lucky Lady Casino in Sioux Falls in April 2016. On Friday, Stone was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole. He also has seven concurrent years…

Sioux Falls Police Investigate Arson At Car Dealership

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – An alert state penitentiary employee might have saved a Sioux Falls car dealership from a severe loss last night. Police say the employee was leaving when work just before 11 p.m. when they noticed a vehicle on fire at a dealership near Russell and North Main. Surveillance video shows a man in a dark hoodie and…

Sideras Pleads Not Guilty For Child Porn Charges

Former Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Faces Ten Counts Of Child Pornography

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — At his first appearance in the Minnehaha County courthouse, former Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Chief Jim Sideras plead not guilty to all of his charges. He faces a maximum of ten years in prison and a $10,000 fine for each of his ten child porn charges. He is currently out on bond. Minnehaha County State’s Attorney…

Police On National Missing Children’s Day: ‘We’re… going to do what we can to find the kids’

South Dakota is recognizing National Missing Children’s Day. State officials are asking parents to look at ways to keep their children safe. Sioux Falls Police say they get hundreds of reports each year. While most of them are runaways, they take plenty of calls regarding children who want and need to be found. “If it’s a runaway or a missing…

Mission Man Must Serve 2 Years For Involuntary Manslaughter

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a fatal shooting that took place last year on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Nineteen-year-old Jacob McCloskey, of Mission, pleaded guilty in March to involuntary manslaughter. Authorities say McCloskey believed he had removed all the ammunition from the gun before he playfully asked…

Police Find Meth And Handgun After Arresting Man On Warrant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police arrested a man Wednesday afternoon on meth and firearm charges after he eluded police when they tried arresting him on a warrant. Police say 24-year-old Kelly Campbell from Sioux Falls had a warrant out for his arrest and is a former violent offender. Police say Campbell initially eluded police earlier in the day…

Dog Attack Almost Kills Miniature Ponies

Now Yankton Area Woman Faces Death Threats

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption On April 25th,, it was a night of blood, gnashing teeth and fear at a farm just outside of Yankton. Lisa Brasel says two dogs went wild killing and injuring her animals. Brasel rushed to a pen where two dogs killed…