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On Thursday, June 9, 2016, the Rapid City Police Department conducted compliance checks of local alcohol establishments.  A total of 21 establishments were checked and 15 were found to be in compliance.  Six of the establishments/employees sold alcohol to underage police informants and were issued a court appearance required citation:…
Following a string of armed business robberies in the early morning hours of June 2nd, deputies of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office located two suspects in the robberies. They are identified as 29-year-old Robert Donovan, and 24-year-old Preston Schuster. They are both of Rapid City. The string of robberies started…
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In its commitment to public safety, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Click it or Ticket.’ The campaign runs May 23rd through June 5th. The RCPD will be adding officers during its standard shifts to aid in…
After eight months of exhaustive investigative work on behalf of RCPD detectives and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office investigators, two individuals of been indicted on charges stemming from the September 2015 murder of 56-year-old Edward Lowry. They are identified as: 19-year-old Ranon Bissonette of Rapid City 19-year-old Hunter Highpipe of Rapid…
On May 13th of 2016, Detectives of the Rapid City Police Department were notified by the Newcastle Police Department that a witness had come forward with knowledge of a homicide that took place in May of 2015 and could show law enforcement where the victim’s body had been buried. Detectives…
Three firearms, identified as guns stolen from the April burglary of the business at 1441 W. Main Street, have been recovered by Colorado authorities following a series of violent crimes. On May 5th, deputies of the Adams County Sheriff’s Office arrested a murder suspect following a standoff at a Lakewood,…
Hot off the presses: The Rapid City Parks & Recreation Department has issued the 2016 Summer Program Guides. Featuring front page photos of various City recreation venues, the summer guide is an A-to-Z tool for parents, outdoor enthusiasts, visitors and citizens looking for activities and to take up a new…
March 1st, 2021 Rapid City Solid Waste Division Customers: As part of a continuing quality assurance effort, the Rapid City Solid Waste Division periodically tests the yard waste compost products to determine the quality of the compost offered for sale.  Recently, as part of that testing, the presence of three…
A Rapid City Area Schools paraprofessional has been arrested following a criminal investigation into her involvement with two underage juveniles. Michelle Felkey, 39, of Rapid City was arrested late Tuesday afternoon for Solicitation of a Minor (a class-5 felony) and Dissemination of Harmful Material to a Minor. Felkey’s employment with…

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