SIOUX FALLS POLICE

One Dead, One Injured After Overnight Stabbing

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have launched a homicide investigation after two were stabbed overnight. Sioux Falls Police report one victim has died, and another is injured following the incident. Names are currently being withheld. Officers responded to the Eagle’s Nest apartment complex around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. The complex is on Louise Avenue, between 49th & 57th. The…

Halloween Safety Tip: Check Sex Offender Registry Before Trick-or-Treating

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Halloween is just around the corner and you’ve probably talked to your kids about being safe. However, you might want to include an important resource in preparing for trick-or-treating. In some states there are laws like the “no candy law” that prohibits sex offenders from passing out candy on Halloween. However, according to the Sioux Falls Police…

City, Avera Officials to Provide Storm Updates in Combined Briefing This Morning

Mayor Paul Ten Haken told reporters, viewers and listeners during a live press conference early Wednesday, that the city and its partners would provide another storm recovery update at 10:30 a.m. Police briefing usually takes place at 10:30 a.m. at the downtown precinct. KDLT News will have a crew there and bring you the latest both on-air and online about…

Citizens Voice Shooting Concerns at Town Hall

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Sioux Falls Police have responded to 10 reports of gunshots on the city’s east side in the past two weeks. Two of those are believed to be gang related. This uptick has left residents feeling unsafe. Tuesday there was at a town hall meeting where police addressed concerns about all the recent gun crime. Hundreds of concerned neighbors showed up…

Woman Claims She was Harassed By Religious Group

SIOUX FALLS, SD—Police said they’ve received three tips about suspicious activity involving members of the “World Mission Society Church of God.” We were able to talk with a woman, known as “Abby,” who told us all about her experience. “I was going for a walk towards downtown and two people approached me. They were looking around like they were lost…

Update: Missing Sioux Falls Girl Found Safe

Update: 7:15 a.m. According to Sioux Falls Police Department on twitter, Autumn has been located safe in Sioux Falls. Original Story: Sioux Falls Police are asking for your help locating a missing 13-year-old girl. Autumn Brave is described as a Native American female, about 5’9″ tall, and weighing about 190 pounds. She was last seeing wearing a sheer white shirt,…

Sioux Falls Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

Ramon Deron Smith Courtesy: Minnesota Department of CorrectionsSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man in connection with Saturday’s fatal shooting. Police issued an arrest warrant for 34-year-old Ramon Deron Smith. Police say Smith is suspected of shooting three people, one fatally, on Saturday. The warrant is for Murder Second Degree, Manslaughter First…

SF Police Searching For Missing 76-Year-Old

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  Sioux Falls Police are asking for your help locating a missing woman. 76-year-old Kathryn Ann Butler hasn’t been seen since April 22nd. Authorities say she has a heart condition from a previous heart surgery, and hasn’t taken her medication since April 24th. Butler’s vehicle, a gold 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, was not at her home. Her…

Police Applications See a Serious Decline

Sioux Falls Police applications have dropped by 41 percent since 2010

SIOUX FALLS, SD— Police stations nationwide are experiencing a shortage in applicants. In Sioux Falls applications have dropped by 41 percent since 2010. “Certainly the profession has changed,” Sioux Falls Police Chief Loren McManus. “I think that might be keeping some people from being police officers or in law enforcement in general.” Sioux Falls Police have recently gone to a system…

Sioux Falls Community Bands Together to Help with Flood Relief

Volunteers help home owners during flood disaster

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With many flooded streets and basements, Sioux Falls residents are getting a lot from volunteers. People from around the community are helping the police, fire department and the 211 Helpline bring relief to those in need. Volunteers are assisting with everything from helping people move furniture out their basements to carpenters working with homeowners to restoring…

Sioux Falls Police Search for Suspect in Stabbing

Sioux Falls Police are searching for the person responsible for a stabbing Sunday night in the 700 block of West 6th Street. The call came in just before 10:30 p.m. Police say they found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The injuries are not expected to be life-threatening. A witness described a possible suspect as a black male, 5’8″-6’0” tall…