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Following the March 31st discovery of human remains in the area of 3333 Jolly Lane, Rapid City police have positively identified them as those of Malinda Ader. The positive identification was made through a comparative analysis of Ader’s dental records by a forensic odonatologist. Ader was 35 at the time…
Rapid City police are currently investigating an unattended death after human remains were located near Rapid Creek. On March 31st at around 3:00 p.m., police were dispatched to 3333 Jolly Lane after a grounds keeper discovered an object which appeared to be a human skull. On arrival, police were directed…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently working to investigate several recent business robberies across Rapid City. Nine different business robberies have been reported in the last 30 days. Police have arrested a single suspect (who remains in custody) in connection with four of these robberies, however, police continue to…
Based on Centers for Disease Control recommendations for social distancing and self-quarantine in order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Rapid City Police Department is encouraging the public to utilize the agency’s online services for reporting crimes occurring in Rapid City. The online crime reporting service can…
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The investigation into a March 3rd incident in which a child was assaulted has now transitioned into a homicide investigation. At around 5:35 p.m. on March 3rd, police were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Hanover Drive for a report of an unresponsive infant. Medical units arrived…
The Rapid City Police Department is proud to announce the upcoming Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) re-accreditation on-site assessment. This is the agency’s 10th accreditation award, and 30th year of accreditation. The RCPD is the ONLY accredited law enforcement agency in the state of South Dakota. Less…
Police have arrested a Rapid City man wanted in connection with at least 10 burglaries in Rapid City. 43-year-old Jason Williams was placed under arrest on February 6th after police observed him returning to his residence in the 900 block of Lemmon Avenue with stolen property. Detectives working a string…
As the Rapid City Police Department continues to investigate the disappearance of Larissa Lonehill, police are reissuing a plea to the public for assistance in determining her whereabouts. In order to generate fresh information in the case, the RCPD has approached the Community Reward Fund to adjust the terms of…
A homicide investigation is now underway after police responded to reports of multiple shots fired from a second-floor apartment at 851 E. Minnesota Street. Shortly after 5:00 p.m. on December 29th, police were dispatched to the apartment complex to investigate the gunfire. Shortly after arrival, multiple officers advised they could…

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