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5/26/2016 - Casino Robbery
On May 19, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to the 3700 block of South Grange Avenue for a casino robbery.The clerk said the female suspect entered the casino and walked over to the counter.The female suspect reached in her purse, pulled out a knife, and said “give me all your money”.The female suspect received an undetermined amount of money and forced the clerk to lay down in the office.The female suspect was described as a light skinned Native American female, 45-50 years of age, 5’5, and 120 pounds.The female suspect was wearing a long sleeve button up denim shirt, black athletic pants with white stripes, and a blue and black baseball hat.SFPD # 2016-36466.
On May 17th, 2016, Minnehaha County Deputies responded to a residential burglary in the 46000 block of 264th Street in Minnehaha County.Unknown suspect(s) gained entry into the residence by forcing entry through a door.Once inside the residence, the suspect(s) damaged the residence and stole cash, jewelry, and firearms.The total value of loss is estimated to be over $50000.MCSO CC# 16-06540.
On May 9, 2016, Sioux Falls Police starting receiving multiple reports of windows being shot out with a BB gun.Officers took over 100 reports where victims had their windows shot out.The incidents took place predominantly on the east side of Sioux Falls.The total damage was estimated to be in excess of $32,000.
On May 2, 2016, Sioux Falls Police responded to a construction site in the area of Maple Street and Marion Road for a vandalism to heavy construction equipment.Officers located a flatbed truck, a large utility truck, and a front end loader that had been tipped over.The suspect(s) had used a backhoe loader to tip over these pieces of equipment.The backhoe loader had also been used to destroy the cab of the flatbed truck and the large utility truck.The damage to the equipment was estimated to be in excess of $100,000.
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.