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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.
On February 5th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of 12th Street and Kiwanis Avenue for a theft.An unknown suspect entered the business and selected a rifle from a display area.The suspect was able to conceal the rifle under his clothing and left the business. The suspect was described as a white male, 40-50 years of age, 6’0, 200 lbs, with short balding gray hair, wearing a black jacket, fluorescent yellow vest under jacket, blue pants, and gray tennis shoes.A photograph of the suspect was obtained from surveillance video and is attached to this document.Total value of loss is $860.. SFPD CC# 2017-08924.
On January 30, 2017 Minnehaha County Sheriff Deputies responded to Eastern Farmers Coop in Baltic, South Dakota for a vandalism.An employee came to work and noticed a large amount of intentional damage done to property owned by Eastern Farmers Coop.The employee found numerous vehicles with broken windows, broken headlights, and broken taillights.The suspect(s) also discharged fire extinguishers in the vehicles owned by Eastern Farmers Coop. The estimated damage done to the vehicles is in excess of $15,000. MCSO CC# 2017-01287.
On January 23rd, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of 6th Street and Dakota Avenue for a robbery.An unknown suspect entered the business and threatened the employee with a handgun.The suspect, who was described as a Hispanic or Native American male, approximately 20 years of age, with a lot of facial acne, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, and blue jeans, took an undermined amount of cash and fled the scene.. SFPD CC# 2017-05735.
On January 15th, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of 21st Street and Dakota Avenue for a theft from a vehicle.Unknown suspect(s) damaged a parked vehicle by shattering several windows.After damaging the windows, unknown suspect(s) entered the vehicle and took a professional video camera and camera equipment.The total value in loss is estimated to be in excess of $9000. SFPD CC# 2017-03577.
On January 10, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a business under construction in the area of 17th Street and Phillips Avenue for a burglary.Unknown suspect(s) entered the building and took numerous construction tools.The tools stolen consisted of hand power tools and drywall tools.The total value in loss is estimated to be in excess of $8500. SFPD CC# 2017-02216.
On January 1, 2017 Sioux Falls Police responded to a convenience store in the 3500 block of West 49th Street for a robbery.The suspect walked into the store with his hood pulled up over his head.He walked up to the clerk and handed her a note demanding money from the cash register.The suspect fled the store with an undetermined amount of money.The suspect was described as a Black male, 5’10 with a skinny build.He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, and grey gloves.A photo of the suspect is attached. SFPD CC# 2017-180.