Crime

Police: Grandparent Scammed Out Of $4,000

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Sioux Falls woman was scammed out of thousands of dollars as part of what police call a grandparent scam. Police say the 80-year-old received a phone call yesterday from someone claiming to be a friend…

Law Enforcement Stops Large Fentanyl Distribution In South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Chamberlain Police Department, the Safe Trails Drug Task Force and the Division of Criminal Investigation have arrested Trevor Harden, 19, Chamberlain, as a result of a search warrant served…

House Majority Whip Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice

WASHINGTON (AP) -House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, congressional officials say. A congressional aide said Scalise was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital. Rep. Mo Brooks,…

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced In Embezzlement Case

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Marna Jayne Gietzen, 49, Sioux Falls, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and was sentenced to serve 4 years in the state penitentiary with 4 years suspended under the condition that she serve…

Nevada Man Caught In Sturgis Rally Sex Sting Sentenced

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A Nevada man caught in a sex trafficking sting at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota in 2015 has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Preston, of Henderson, Nevada, was arrested…

Suspect In Rapid City Homicide Arrested In New Mexico

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Authorities in New Mexico have arrested a suspect in the recent killing of a man in Rapid City. Police on Sunday said the 28-year-old suspect had been arrested in Albuquerque. The suspect is a South…

Affidavit: Hamill Man Hit Woman With 'Mule' Strength Punch

DALLAS, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say a Hamill man accused of second-degree murder assaulted his former girlfriend at her home and then left the scene. Chance Harruff was appointed an attorney in the case Tuesday. The 46-year-old Harruff is charged…

Apparent Homicide Investigated In Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Rapid City police say they're investigating an apparent homicide. Authorities say officers were called to a residence to do a welfare check Tuesday and found a man dead inside the home with signs of trauma.…

2 Men Accused Of Cutting Down, Selling State Park Trees

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) - Two men have been accused of cutting down and selling walnut trees from a western Iowa state park. The Iowa Natural Resources Department said Tuesday that 38-year-old Bradley Hagerman, of Pisgah, and 30-year-old Eric Freihage, of…

South Dakota Man Killed By Taser

Omaha police say a man died while in custody and after being shocked by a stun gun. Police say officers were called about 12:30 a.m. Monday to a Bucky's convenience store, where a man was refusing to leave.Officers arrested 29-year-old…

Mitchell Police Find Explosive In Trash Can

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) - Police cordoned off part of downtown Mitchell while they determine how best to dispose of an explosive left in a trash can. Authorities say an individual had used a number of fireworks devices to create a…

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