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 is in the process of being handed off to the Pennington County State’s Attorney Office. Any additional inquiries about the incident should be directed to their office.
* The charges are merely accusations and the arrested individual is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Any additional details regarding this case can be obtained from the Pennington County State’s Attorney and/or court records as appropriate.