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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…
The Rapid City Police Department is currently investigating a fatal car-vs-pedestrian crash which took place in the evening hours of December 6th, 2019. On December 6th at around 7:05 p.m., police were dispatched to the area of East Boulevard North and E. North Street for a report of a vehicle…
Rapid City police are turning to the public for help in locating 37-year-old Jacey Murphy of Rapid City. Murphy’s last contact with family was on July 26th. She is believed to be in possession of her cell phone, however, calls to the phone have gone unanswered. Her family is concerned…
Rapid City police are soliciting the public’s help in their investigation into the whereabouts of 49-year-old Paul Oxton of Rapid City. Oxton was reported missing on July 3rd after family were unable to make contact with him. On July 14th, his family reported that he had made contact with them…
38-year-old Steven Jackson is in custody at the Pennington County Jail after burglarizing a residence in the early afternoon hours of July 22nd. At around 10:50 a.m. on July 22nd, police received a report of a vehicle being driven by felony warrant suspect Steven Jackson spotted in 1300 block of…
Four new officer-recruits have begun their training with the Rapid City Police Department. The new recruits will be officially sworn in as officers on July 18th. This recruit class consists of: Jack DiPasquale – Originally from Rochester, NY, Officer DiPasquale comes to the RCPD after receiving his degree in Writing…
Rapid City police are turning to the public for help in an ongoing investigation into racist graffiti discovered at Vicki Powers Park in early June. Police were made aware of the graffiti on June 1st and quickly worked to eradicate what remained. In the time since the graffiti was discovered,…
Through the use of DNA forensic genealogy, Rapid City police have identified the suspect responsible for the death of 60-year-old Gwen Miller. Ms. Miller, a Rapid City pharmacist, was located strangled and sexually assaulted in her bed at her home on Hall Street in 1968. The closure of the case…
Following a successful inaugural season of 3-vs-3 basketball games hosted in conjunction with the Summer Nights concert series in downtown Rapid City, the Rapid City Police Activities League is bringing the event back for a second year. The first set of games will take over Saint Joseph Street (between 6th…

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