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On February 18th, an incident was reported to police regarding an assault involving a firearm.  No one was physically injured during the incident but the victim advised a firearm was displayed in a threatening manner.  The incident was reported to have occurred on February 16th at a residence in the…
Rapid City police are currently investigating the unattended death of a male subject who was located in Thomson Park. Shortly before 11:00 a.m. on February 22nd, police were called to the park for a report of an unconscious male subject in the picnic shelter. On arrival, police located the man…
Four people have been cited as the Rapid City Police Department continues to investigate online sex trafficking and those who respond to online advertisements soliciting sexual activity. On February 21st, four individuals were cited after responding to an undercover prostitution operation at a Rapid City hotel. They are identified as:…
The Rapid City Police Department has received several reports of a scam targeting residents through the mail. In these reported instances, a person has received an envelope containing instructions and a check made out to their name. The recipient is instructed to deposit the check for cash at their bank/credit…
A pursuit which covered a large area of Rapid City’s north side was brought to a safe conclusion, thanks to the quick thinking on the part of multiple officers, along with the use of the less-lethal tools at their disposal. The incident started on February 6th at around 7:45 p.m.…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating a string of vandalism incidents that were reported over the weekend. The vandal(s) have targeted windows of vehicles parked in two primary areas: Rapid City’s downtown area along the western end of Quincy Street The area of Sheridan Lake Drive, Corral Drive,…
The Rapid City Police Department has arrested 20-year-old Elijah Wright of Rapid City for offenses related to the January 3rd crash that injured himself and four others at the intersection of Jolly Lane and Twilight Drive. Wright has since been arrested for offenses that include DUI, four counts of Vehicular…
The Rapid City Police Department’s Critical Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating a serious crash that occurred around 9:25 a.m. on January 3rd. The incident began after local law enforcement received information about a drug transaction involving a suspect vehicle. Additional information provided to law enforcement indicated that the occupants…
The Rapid City Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office have been made aware of a scam email targeting local businesses and organizations. The email claims that an explosive device has been secretly planted at a business or organization and threatens that the device will be detonated, unless they receive…
Rapid City police are soliciting help from the public in an effort to identify the suspect responsible for a November armed robbery of a Rapid City convenience store. At around 1:10 a.m. on November 21st, police were dispatched to 3343 Haines Avenue for a report of an armed robbery that…

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