Crime

Police: Council Bluffs Officer Dragged By Fleeing SUV

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa police officer has escaped serious injury after being dragged by a car for 20 to 30 feet. Omaha, Nebraska, television station KETV reports that the Council Bluffs officer was attempting early Tuesday…

Sioux Falls Woman Robbed In Grocery Store Parking Lot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Sioux Falls police say a woman was robbed at knife point in the parking lot of the Hy-Vee located on 57th and Cliff Avenue on Monday afternoon. The woman was returning to her car after dropping…

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Oglala Sioux Police Officer

KYLE, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of an Oglala Sioux police officer. Fifty-two-year-old Officer Brian Garrett, of Kyle, was shot about 4 a.m. Saturday in what investigators believe to be a domestic dispute…

Former Rapid City Jail Worker Accused Of Sex With Inmate

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A Rapid City woman has pleaded not guilty to having sexual contact with an inmate while employed at the Pennington County Jail. Thirty-eighty-year-old Kimberly Johnson is accused of having a romantic relationship with a 39-year-old…

Noem, Local Businesses Talk Rising Crime Rates

Sioux Falls, S.D.- Drug crimes are increasing which is motivating Sioux Falls business owners and officials on finding a solution to keep the community safer. "It surprises me to still hear that…

Iowa Man Imprisoned For Fatal Shooting In Burlington

FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) - A 35-year-old Burlington resident has been imprisoned for shooting to death another man. Court records say Joseph Mayorga Jr. pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month and immediately was sentenced to 50 years. Prosecutors had…

Fatal Shooting Of Oglala Sioux Police Officer Investigated

 KYLE, S.D. (AP) - Authorities have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of an Oglala Sioux police officer. Fifty-two-year-old Officer Brian Garrett, of Kyle, was shot about 4 a.m. Saturday in what investigators believe to be a domestic dispute while he…

Pine Ridge Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The suspect in a shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation that left two people critically wounded recently pleaded not guilty. Lester Waters Jr. is charged in federal court with assault resulting in serious bodily injury.…

Police Investigating After Fatal Stabbing in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A stabbing Saturday night left one dead and another injured. Around 9:2o that night police were called to the scene of the 1900 block of W. 42nd street. Two victims were taken to the hospital. A 26-year-old Sioux…

Kansas City Man Found Guilty Of Drug Charges In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Kansas man is found guilty of conspiring to distribute meth in Sioux Falls. The United State's Attorney's Office says 37-year-old Justin "Speedy" Morales was convicted in federal court this week. Due to prior felony drug…

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced On Sex Trafficking Charges

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Sioux Falls man is sentenced on sex trafficking charges in federal court. 51-year-old Jerome Kent received a sentence of 30 months in prison and six years supervised release. Authorities say in October 2o16, Kent transported…

Police Search For Suspect In Friday Morning Home Invasion

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Police are investigating an apartment robbery early this morning. It happened just after 1 a.m. at an apartment in the 4100 block of South Louise Avenue. Police say the victim's apartment was locked when a man…

Man Pleads Guilty To Being Accessory In Pine Ridge Slaying

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A man charged in a fatal shooting on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation last May has admitted helping the shooting suspects evade authorities. The Rapid City Journal reports that 30-year-old Scott Benson recently pleaded guilty…

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