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Rapid City police are currently investigating a homicide which took place at a residence in the 900 block of North 7th Street. At around 10:25 p.m. on March 23rd, police were dispatched to the residence for a requested welfare check on an unconscious male. On arrival, police located the male,…
Rapid City police have arrested 30-year-old Tell Cadotte of Rapid City after investigating claims that he was having inappropriate contact with a minor. The investigation began on January 27th after his actions were first reported to police. Details of the reported incidents are being purposefully withheld out of respect for…
As Rapid City police continue to investigate the February 10th murder of 82-year-old Reta McGovern at her home on 821 Flormann Street, police have identified the suspect believed responsible for her death through forensic testing. Police are currently searching for 45-year-old James Jumping Eagle of Rapid City in connection with…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating a homicide following a report of an unattended death at 821 Flormann Street on February 10th. On February 10th at around 2:35 p.m., police were called to the address for a report of an elderly female with a laceration to her throat.…
68-year-old Raymond Andrzejewski of Rapid City has been arrested on multiple criminal offenses following the investigation into a number of recent suspicious fires in the area of West Boulevard. The joint RCPD/Rapid City Fire Department investigation into these incidents began after encountering several suspicious fires that took place in the…
In the spirit of transparency, the RCPD is once again releasing its annual crime statistics. This year’s numbers provide insight into crime rates across 2020. Annual statistical crime data is available at this link. The year 2020 was marked by many new challenges to law enforcement, to include an overall…
Three people are now in custody facing burglary charges after the RCPD has observed an elevated number of burglaries affecting a northern Rapid City neighborhood. Since October 1st, 2020, the RCPD has investigated more than 40 burglary cases affecting the neighborhood that includes residences on Space Avenue, Galaxy Drive, Minuteman…
Following a recent string of suspicious fires on 11th Street, South Street, and Mt. Rushmore Road, several local community organizations have partnered together to offer $3,500 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the fires. The reward comes from the collective…
The Rapid City Fire Department responded to five fires in a 24 hour time period. Starting at 11 p.m. Tuesday night, Rapid City Firefighters responded to a dumpster fire in the 1000 block of 11th Street in Rapid City. When crews arrived, they were able to quickly put out the…
The $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of a murder suspect, 22-year-old Jamys Flying Horse, is being issued evenly among two citizens who helped law enforcement converge in on his location. $2,500 will be issued to each of the two recipients. The identities of the recipients are being…

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