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What to Know About New Constitutional Carry Law

DELL RAPIDS, S.D.- Several new laws are going into effect July 1st in South Dakota, including the Constitutional Carry Law. It allows people to carry concealed handguns without a permit in South Dakota. KDLT’s Miranda Paige has more on what you need to know before you carry. There’s no place Matt Schlueter would rather be than the gun range. He…

Student Says Gun Accidentally Fired in Dorm Room

BROOKINGS, S.D. – A South Dakota State University student could face discipline after a gun accidentally fired in a campus dorm room. University spokesman Mike Lockrem says the student was cleaning his gun after hunting and it discharged last week. No one was injured. Lockrem says having a gun on campus is against the university’s policy. Categories: Local News, News…

Man Pleads Guilty for Firing Gun Outside of Bar

ABERDEEN, S.D. – An Aberdeen man accused of firing a gun outside a bar and hitting the building with a bullet has pleaded guilty. Authorities say 22-year-old Jay Maxville fired the gun outside The Zoo bar in March for unspecified reasons. No one was hurt, but the bar’s doors were locked to protect customers. Maxville on Tuesday pleaded guilty to…

High School Custodian Facing Firearm Charges Appears in Court

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls high school custodian is facing charges after he allegedly admitted to stashing a loaded handgun in a bathroom ceiling at the Career and Technical Education Academy. 25-year-old Joseph Croal made his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon. Croal is currently being held on a $5,000 cash bond. Tuesday, a judge decided to uphold it….

Man Disrupts Bar With A Replica Gun

Lake Andes man faces felonies for bar disruption with gun

A Lake Andes man faces six felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly waving a pellet gun around a bar while drunk. Patrons at the Duck In, Waddle Out Bar told police that 24-year-old Jonah Thin Elk was trying to intimidate people into buying him a drink on July 18. The Daily Republic reports he also…

Armed Robbery Suspect Caught Blocks From Scene

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A delivery driver who had just finish unloading near W. 8th Street and N. Main Avenue in Sioux Falls was held up at gunpoint Thursday night. The incident happened in the downtown area of Sioux Falls around 11 PM. Police apprehended the suspect just a short distance away. Nothing was taken. The subject was placed under…

Sioux Falls Police Investigating Late Night Gunshot Injury

The Call Came In Shortly Before Midnight On West 11th Street

Sioux Falls Police say they responded to a 9-1-1 call late Sunday night around 11pm to W. 11th Street and S. Summit Avenue for a gunshot wound to the leg. They found a 30 year old male with the gunshot wound and quickly had him transported to an area hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Sioux Falls Police…

Collector Displays Pieces of History at the Sioux Falls Gun Show

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- One of the biggest gun shows in the midwest passed through Sioux Falls this weekend attracting many gun enthusiasts. This was just one of 14 shows held by the Dakota Territory Gun Collectors Association. It was held at the Sioux Falls Convention Center and was one of their biggest years yet with nearly five thousand visitors, 400…

Police: SF Cab Driver Charged With Aggravated Assault After Pointing Gun At Other Driver

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Sioux Falls cab driver is behind bars after police say he pulled a gun on another cab driver. Fifty-eight-year-old Jozef Barszcz is charged with aggravated assault. Police say Barszcz was parked behind another driver at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport last night. When the light turned green for the other driver to move forward to pick…

Police Searching For Armed Suspect After Overnight Robbery

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Officers responded to the area of East 6th Street and North Cleveland Ave. regarding a possible larceny. Upon arrival, officers determined that a male subject entered the business and shoplifted an 8-pack of Budweiser. The suspect exited the store and was followed by the clerk who confronted the suspect, at which time the suspect produced a silver…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested For Assaulting Teenage Daughter, Pointing Gun At Teenage Son

Police say a Sioux Falls man was arrested for assaulting his teenage daughter and pointing a gun at his teenage son. Thirty-six-year-old Chad Allen Johnson is charged with simple and aggravated assault, as well as, possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Police say the incident took place at their home in the northeast part of town Saturday just before 9…

Sioux Falls Man Arrested for Threatening His Children with A Firearm

A Sioux Falls man is behind bars for threatening his children with a gun Saturday night. Chad Allen Johnson was arrested for simple and aggravated assault as well as possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Police say they were called to a neighborhood in the northeast part of town just before 9 o’clock. When they arrived at the home, police…

Minnehaha Co. Sheriff Opposes Concealed Carry Permit Bill Sent To House Floor

Bill's Main Sponsor Says People Who Are Denied Permits Won't Get Rid Of Guns

A South Dakota House Committee recently approved a bill that would allow people to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. The bill passed through the State Affairs Committee in a 7 to 6 vote Wednesday, sending it to the house floor. Todd Epp of Harrisburg said, “I probably fired a rifle when I was seven or eight years old…