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9/22/2016 - Robbery
On September 19, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a gas station in the 5100 block of N. Cliff Avenue for a robbery that had just occurred.The gas station employee reported that a male subject had entered the store, approached the counter and demanded money from the register.The subject displayed a wooden club and struck the cash register with it.The subject was described as possibly being Middle Eastern with a dark complexion, approximately 30 years old, 5’5”, and 170 lbs. The subject was wearing a long sleeve shirt, tan pants and was carrying a backpack.SFPD CC#2016-00075573
On September 12th, 2016 Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial burglary in the 1100 block of South Minnesota Avenue.On scene, officers discovered unknown suspect(s) had forced entry into the business through a window.Once inside, the suspect(s) stole electronic recording equipment and computer items.The total value of the loss is estimated to be over $30,000.SFPD # 2016-73448.
Between the dates of September 4-6, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to four reports of video lottery fraud.On scene, officers learned that an unknown suspect had forged video lottery tickets and cashed them at the casinos.These four incidents occurred in the 4600 block of East Arrowhead Parkway, 900 block of South Cliff Avenue, 1000 block of South Cliff Avenue, and 4800 block of West 12th Street.The suspect is described as an African American male, 6’4 and skinny, with a small goatee in each of these incidents.The total value of the loss is estimated to be $2500.SFPD # 2016-71481, 2016-71176, 2016-71632, and 2016-71510.
On August 28th, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a residential burglary in the 2000 block of East 33rd Street North.On scene, officers discovered unknown suspect(s) had forced entry into the residence through a window.Once inside, the suspect(s) ransacked the home and stole numerous electronic items.The total value of the loss is estimated to be over $2500.SFPD # 2016-68970.
On August 15, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a larceny in the 3800 block of South Westport Avenue. An individual with a disability rode her three wheel bicycle to the bowling alley and parked it outside. When she came outside after bowling, an unknown suspect(s) had stolen her bicycle. The three wheel bicycle is blue, has a basket between the rear tires, and has three gears. SFPD # 2016-64321.
On August 15, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to an aggravated assault/stolen vehicle in the 1900 block of East Rice Street.The victim found a male suspect in the laundry room of the apartment complex breaking into the coin operated laundry machines.When the victim confronted the suspect about the theft, he pushed the victim.The suspect then pulled a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the victim. The suspect exited the apartment complex and got onto a previously reported stolen motorcycle and fled the scene.The suspect was wearing a motorcycle helmet during this incident.A photograph of the suspect is attached.SFPD # 2016-64804.
On August 1, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to an assault in the 3400 block of South Gateway Boulevard.The victim was walking home when he was encountered by a group of people.The group of people started yelling at the victim and approached him in an aggressive manner.They then started to assault the victim.During the assault the victim was knocked unconscious.The victim received numerous lacerations and a fractured orbital socket. SFPD # 2016-60312.
On August 4, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to the 1500 block of N. C Avenue for a commercial burglary. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the business and took several laptop computers. The total value in loss is estimated to be in excess of $5000.00.
On July 26th, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to the 1200 block of North West Avenue for a vandalism inside the building. Unknown suspect(s) jumped up and grabbed the duct work.Approximately 75 feet of the duct work detached from the ceiling and fell to the floor. The total value of loss is estimated to be in excess of $20,000.SFPD # 2016-80000337.
On July 17th, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to the 8800 block of West Dockside Drive in reference to a construction site theft. Unknown suspect(s) gained access to a residence under construction.The suspect(s) stole a solid cherry wood front door that was installed in the house. The total value of loss is estimated to be in excess of $5000.SFPD # 2016-55807.