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4/28/2016 - Car Vandalisms
On April 22, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a car dealership in the 1400 block of West 12th Street for multiple car vandalisms.The owner of the car dealership arrived to work and noticed that 21 vehicles on his lot had been vandalized.The damage to the vehicles consisted of multiple dents, broken head and taillights, and numerous scratches.Several of the vehicles also had windows shot with a BB gun. The damage done to the vehicles was estimated to be in excess of $20,000.SFPD CC# 2016-28558.
On April 17, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a convenience store in the 3400 block of North Cliff Avenue for a robbery.The clerk was in the back room when two suspects entered the store.One of the suspects was armed with a handgun.The clerk was confronted by the two suspects demanding money. The armed suspect pointed the gun at the clerk and then fired a round into a shelving area next to the clerk, striking numerous merchandise items.The suspects were described as a male, 5’7-5’9, 160-180 pounds, wearing a skull design mask, jeans, a black sweatshirt, black hat, and was armed with a silver/black semi-automatic handgun.The other suspect was described as male, approximately 5’5”, 130/150lbs, wearing a cloth mask/bandana, khaki pants, grey hoodie and black t-shirt over the hoodie.
On April 10, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a hotel in the 4100 block of West Shirley Place for a robbery.The hotel employee was in the pool area when a man entered the lobby.The man had his face covered with a dark hooded sweatshirt and black bandana. He walked behind the counter and tried to open the register but was unsuccessful.The suspect was described as a white man, 20-30 years of age, 5’10-6’3, and weighed approximately 200 pounds. SFPD CC# 2016-24916.
On April 2, 2016 Sioux Falls Police responded to an apartment in the 500 block of Spring Avenue in reference to a robbery.An unknown suspect forced entry into the apartment.Once inside the apartment, the suspect tied up the victim and began to ransack the victim’s belongings.The suspect was armed with a handgun and described as a white male, 50-60 years of age, 5’8, somewhat over-weight, wearing a black ski-mask, gloves, black jacket, and blue jeans.The suspect stole cash and jewelry.The total value of loss is undetermined.SFPD CC# 16-22664.
On March 27, 2016 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of West 49 Street and South Western Avenue in reference to a burglary.Unknown suspect(s) gained entry to the business by throwing a landscaping brick through the glass front door.Once inside the business, the suspect(s) stole numerous drones and drone related equipment.The total value of loss is estimated to be over $5000.SFPD CC# 16-21176.
On March 23, 2016, a Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a rural address in Hartford, SD for shots fired at a residence. Unknown suspect(s) fired a shotgun type weapon at the residence. The shot struck both the victim’s residence and vehicle. The suspect(s) were last seen driving a white pick-up. The total value of loss is estimated to be $2500. MCSO CC# 16-3823.
On March 14th, 2016 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of E.1st St. and N. Cliff Ave. in reference to a burglary.Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a construction trailer.Once inside the trailer, the suspect(s) stole numerous construction tools used for installing drywall.The total value of loss is estimated to be $3400.SFPD CC# 16-17955.
On February 29, 2016, a Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to the 300 block of W. 3rd Street in Hartford, SD for a residential burglary.Unknown suspect entered the home and stole numerous electronics.The suspect was described as a white female, brown hair (with possibly red tint), 150-170 pounds, wearing capri style jeans, and had a tattoo on her right inside calf.The suspect was driving a 2005-2007 Dodge Durango that was grey in color with dark colored front and rear bumpers (described as a different color than the vehicle).The total value of loss is estimated to be approximately $1100.MCSO CC# 16-02727.
On February 28, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to numerous reports of vandalisms across the city.The investigation into these incidents found that car windows and house windows had been shot out with a BB gun by an unknown suspect(s).The total value of loss is estimated to be approximately $25,000.SFPD CC# 16-13798.
On February 20, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the 1000 block of South Minnesota Avenue in reference to a burglary.An unknown suspect(s) were able to gain access to the business by forcing open a locked entrance door.Once inside, the suspect(s) stole numerous checks and cash.The total value of loss is estimated to be approximately $14,000.SFPD CC# 16-11920.