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Injury Hit & Run (2017/06/29)
On June 24, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to an injury hit & run accident at the intersection of East 9th Street and South Cliff Avenue. When they arrived on scene officers located two pedestrian victims in the middle of Cliff Avenue. Witnesses on scene said the suspect vehicle was traveling Southbound on Cliff Avenue when it stuck both pedestrian victims. After striking them, the vehicle kept driving and went Westbound from the intersection of East 10th Street and South Cliff Avenue. Both pedestrian victims were transported to a local hospital for life threatening injuries. The investigation has given two potential vehicles that are a match to the suspect vehicle. A blue/purple 2005-2008 Chevrolet Cobalt or 2007-2008 Pontiac G5 2 door with a spoiler on the trunk lid. The vehicle will have grill/valance parts missing, possible broken headlights, and a possible broken windshield. This vehicle will not have fog lights. Attached are pictures of similar type vehicles that match the color and model of the suspect vehicle. SFPD CC #2017-49652.
Grand Theft (2017/06/22)
On June 18, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business in the area of West 50th Street and South Western Avenue for a theft. An employee of the business came to work and noticed an unknown suspect(s) had broken into their work vehicles. The suspect(s) stole numerous construction tools from the vehicles. The total loss is estimated at over $20,000. A photo of the possible suspect is attached. SFPD CC #2017-46563.
On June 12, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to Hayward Park at 400 North Valley View Road for a vandalism. A City of Sioux Falls Parks Department employee had found damage on the newly constructed picnic shelter. An unknown suspect had intentionally torn off the picnic shelter shingles down to the plywood base.
SFPD CC #2017-45544.
On June 3rd, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to kRav’N Bar & Grill at 3512 West 74th Street for a burglar alarm. Officers located a large landscaping brick that had been thrown through the glass entrance door by the suspect. After gaining access to the business, the suspect broke into several video lottery machines. The suspect is described as a white male wearing blue jeans, a black jacket, a backpack, with a black bandana covering his face. The value of loss is approximately $7,000.
SFPD CC #2017-42579.
Stolen Vehicle/Aggravated Assault (2017/06/01)
On May 30th, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of West 12th Street and South West Avenue. The victim left her vehicle unlocked and running and entered the business. When the victim exited the business, she found an unknown female inside her vehicle attempting to drive away. The victim attempted to stop the female suspect by opening the driver’s door. The female suspect accelerated which caused the open driver’s door to hit the victim, knocking her to the ground. The female suspect then drove away from the business leaving the victim on the ground. The suspect was described as a Native American female, approximately 5’6 and 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink and black tank top, white and black pants, and black shoes. SFPD CC #2017-41461.
Casino Robbery (2017/05/25)
On May 22nd, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a casino robbery in the area of West 12th Street and South Kiwanis Avenue. The suspect entered the casino armed with a handgun and put a backpack down on the counter. The suspect told the casino employee to put all the money into the backpack. After the money was put into the backpack, the casino employee was told to lay down on the floor and the suspect fled the scene. The suspect was described as a male with a larger build, approximately 6’0 and weighing 200 lbs. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana over his face. SFPD CC #2017-38747.
Job Site Theft (2017/05/18)
On May 14th, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a job site theft in the area of West 21st Street and South Gill Avenue. The business owner returned to the job site and noticed the construction trailer which contained his tools had been broken into. The total loss is estimated at over $3000. SFPD CC #2017-36504.
On May 6th, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of 10th Street and Sycamore Avenue for a burglary report. On the scene, officers met with the reporting party who advised two storage units had been burglarized. Suspect(s) forced entry into the storage units by cutting the locks and removed property. The total loss is estimated at over $30,000. SFPD CC #2017-33892.
Stolen Firearms (2017/05/04)
On May 3rd, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to 2 separate reports of firearms being stolen from unlocked vehicles in the city. The two firearms stolen had an approximate value of $1,000. Sioux Falls Police urge citizens to remove their firearms from their vehicles and to lock their doors to help prevent these incidents.
SFPD CC #2017-32897 and 2017-32770.
On April 25th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of West 14th Street and South Dakota Avenue for a robbery. A delivery driver was in the area attempting to make their delivery. While in a residential complex, the delivery driver was approached by three male subjects. One of the male subjects held a knife to the delivery driver and said “this is a robbery”. The delivery driver swung a bag at the three subjects who then fled the scene. The three subjects were described as African American males, 5’6 to 5’8, all with thin builds. All three were wearing hooded sweatshirts with their hoods pulled up. Two of the three subjects were armed with knives. SFPD CC#2017-30457.
Between April 14th and April 16th, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to 3 separate reports of firearms being stolen from unlocked vehicles in different locations in the city. A total of 6 firearms were stolen during these incidents with a combined loss in excess of $4000.00. Sioux Falls Police would like to remind citizens to remove valuables from their vehicles and to lock their doors to help prevent these incidents from happening. SFPD CC#2017-00027256.
Construction Site Burglary (2017/04/13)
On April 10th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of N. Career Avenue and W. 34th Street N. for a burglary. At the scene, officers discovered that an unknown suspect(s) had forced entry into a trailer at a construction site. Once inside the trailer, the suspect(s) stole numerous construction tools. The approximate value of loss is $6000. SFPD CC# 2017-26107.
On April 4th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of West 37th Street and South Kiwanis Avenue for a burglary. An unknown suspect(s) made entry into a residential garage. Once inside the garage, the suspect(s) stole a set of golf clubs and an electronic range finder. The approximate value of loss is $3500. SFPD CC# 2017-24484.
On March 26th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to West Rice Street and North Prairie Avenue for a vandalism call. The property manager found the water lines to the wash machines had been cut. After cutting the water lines, the suspect(s) ran the wash machines causing a significant amount of damage. The water caused damage to the structure and to the electrical system of the building. The estimated damage done by the water is approximately $25,000. SFPD CC# 2017-21805.
On March 18th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to eight separate reports of tires being slashed in the southwest area of Sioux Falls. From the investigation, it appears unknown suspect(s) selected random parked vehicles to vandalize starting the late evening hours of March 17th and into the early morning hours of March 18th. Suspect(s) used a sharp instrument to puncture multiple tires which resulted in over $2,000 in damage. SFPD CC# 2017-19520.
Commerical Burglary (2017/03/16)
On March 12, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of West 26th Street and South Marion Road for a burglary. At the scene, officers discovered that an unknown suspect had forced entry into the business by breaking a window. Once inside the business, the suspect broke into several video lottery machines. The total loss is estimated to be over $4,000. Photos of the suspect and an involved vehicle are attached. SFPD CC# 2017-18095.
Commercial Burglary (2017/03/09)
On February 13th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of 16th Street and Marion Road for a burglary. At the scene, officers discovered that an unknown suspect had forced entry into the business at 5:40 AM. Once inside the business, the suspect broke into several video lottery machines. Security video footage shows the suspect was wearing a dark colored trench coat over top of a light colored hoodie. The total loss is estimated to be over $6,000. SFPD CC# 2017-10894.
Job Site Theft (2017/03/02)
On February 27st, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a job site theft in the area of West 85th Street and South Meredith Avenue. The business owner returned to the job site and noticed the construction trailer which contained his tools had been broken into. The loss of the stolen tools is approximately $7,000. SFPD CC# 2017-14710.
Job Site Theft (2017/02/21)
On February 21st, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a job site theft in the area of East Shadow Creek Lane and South Tomar Road. The employees returned to the job site after the weekend and noticed the construction trailer which contained all of their tools had been stolen. The combined loss of the stolen construction trailer and the tools inside is estimated to be over $16,000. SFPD CC# 2017-13218.
On February 5th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to two separate reports of vehicle fires. The first incident occurred in the area of 61st Street and Bakker Park Drive where a 2002 Chevy pick-up was intentionally set on fire. The second incident occurred in the area of 53rd Street and Bluestem Street where a 1999 Honda Accord was intentionally set on fire. The combined loss for the vehicle damage is estimated to be over $10,000. SFPD CC# 2017-08865.