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Rapid City police have arrested the suspect responsible for reporting false information that sent Pinedale Elementary into lockdown status on afternoon of September 12th. She is identified as 29-year-old Ricky Peck of Rapid City. Peck has since been arrested for False Reporting to Authorities and Disturbance of School.  This case…
The City is seeking candidates to fill vacancies on several City boards, commissions, and committees, including the Parks and Recreation Adviosry Board, Downtown BID Board, Human Relations Commission, Historic Sign Code Board, and Retired Senior Volunteer Advisory Council. Those interested in volunteering are encouraged to visit the City’s website at…
As police continue to investigate the August 22nd burglary at 1441 West Main Street in which 24 handguns were taken from the business, two suspects have been arrested for their involvement in the incident. On the morning of August 22nd, police were notified that a burglary had taken place at…
Over the last several days, the RCPD has been contacted numerous times regarding recent social media postings about suspicious activity related to kidnapping, abductions, and even speculation about organized human trafficking at several different retail locations across Rapid City. In investigating the situation, the RCPD has determined these recent reports…
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Rapid City Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, announce a reward of up to $10,000 for information related to this morning’s burglary of The Rooster sporting goods…
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Rapid City Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, announce a reward of up to $10,000 for information related to this morning’s burglary of The Rooster sporting goods…
A shooting incident from August 17th has now turned into a homicide investigation. At around 10:50 p.m. on August 17th, police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of E. Philadelphia Street for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. On arrival, police located a single…
At around 10:50 p.m. on August 17th, police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of E. Philadelphia Street for a report of a shooting that had just occurred. On arrival, police located a single male subject with a gunshot wound on laying on the ground. This individual…
Ahead of the Labor Day holiday, the Rapid City Police Department will participate in saturation patrols during the nationwide law enforcement mobilization campaign known as ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.’ This year, the campaign runs Wednesday, August 15th through Monday, September 3rd. The RCPD will be adding officers during…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating a series of vandalism incidents to vehicles and residences on the city’s north side. Over a dozen vehicles and a handful of residences had windows broken between August 10th and August 11th. The damage to vehicles/residences in each of these cases is…

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