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Package Thefts (2017/12/07)

Over the course of the last several weeks, the Sioux Falls Police Department has responded to multiple reports of package thefts.  The packages were delivered to the victim’s homes and then left on the front porch. The Sioux Falls Police Department is asking people to follow these tips to protect you from being a victim.  1.  Ask a neighbor to pick up your packages for you if you know you’re not going to be home.  2.  Have items delivered to your work.  3. If a retailer allows it, select a specific time for delivery when you will be home.



Armed Robbery 17-96085 (2017/11/30)

On November 24, 2017 at 11:58 A.M. members of the Sioux Falls Police Department were dispatched to a business near the intersection of West 26th Street and South Sertoma Avenue for an armed robbery.  The investigation showed that a male wearing a United States Postal Service Uniform and wearing an elderly man mask entered the business carrying a package and some mail.  Once inside, the suspect pulled out a black handgun and pointed it at the two employees and took an undetermined amount of money.  After obtaining the money he exited the business and went eastbound.  The suspect had parked his vehicle in the 1800 block of South Campbell Trail and drove eastbound on 26th Street.  The vehicle was described as a dark colored Buick Envision. SFPD CC #2017-96085.

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Burglary 17-93284 (2017/11/24)

On November 13, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a fenced in storage yard near the intersection of West 41st Street and South Grange Avenue for a burglary.  The investigation showed that an unknown suspect(s) made entry into the storage yard through a hole in the fence.  Once inside the yard, the suspect(s) stole six commercial D/C power generators.  The value of the stolen generators is approximately $14,000.  A picture of the stolen generator is attached.

SFPD CC #2017-93284.

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Job Site Theft 17-93771 (2017/11/16)

On November 15, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the intersection of East Donnelly Drive and East Twin Pines Drive for a parked construction trailer.  The investigation showed the trailer had been previously stolen from a construction job site.  The suspect(s) had stolen the trailer and transported it to this location to steal the tools inside.  The suspect(s) cut the padlocks off to gain entry to the trailer.  The value of the stolen tools and the trailer is approximately $14,000.

SFPD CC #2017-93771.



Burglary 17-92052 (2017/11/09)

On November 8, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of West 12th Street and South Lyon Boulevard for a burglary.  The suspect(s) were able to gain access to a locked construction trailer by cutting off the padlocks.  After cutting off the locks the suspect(s) stole numerous construction tools.  The value of the stolen tools and the damage is approximately $3,000.

SFPD CC #2017-92052.



Robbery 17-89137 (2017/11/02)

On October 29, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of West 12th Street and South Kiwanis Avenue for a robbery.  The suspect entered the store and the employee told him to leave because the business was closed.  The suspect pulled a knife out and ran toward the employee who was behind the counter.  The suspect went to the cash register and took an undisclosed amount of money.  The suspect was described as a Native American or Hispanic male, 5’7” and 150 pounds.  He was wearing all black clothing with a black ski mask over his face.

SFPD CC #2017-89137.



Robbery 17-88279 (2017/10/26)

On October 26, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of East 12th Street and South Bahnson Avenue for a robbery.  The suspect entered the store and approached the employee who was behind the counter.  The suspect pulled out a silver handgun and demanded money from the cash register.  The employee gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money and he ran westbound from the store.  The suspect is described as a 40-50 year old African American male, salt and pepper stubble on his face, 5’7 and 180 pounds.  He was last seen wearing a blue thigh length coat, blue jeans, and dark colored shoes.  SFPD CC #2017-88279.



Burglary 17-84995 (2017/10/19)

On October 14, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of East 54th Street North and North Cliff Avenue for a burglary.  The suspects gained entry to the parking lot of the business by cutting a hole in the fence.  Once inside the fenced-in area the suspects stole several parts off the diesel trucks parked in the lot.  The value of the parts stolen and the damage to the fence are approximately $4,000.   A picture of the suspect’s vehicle is attached. 

SFPD CC #2017-84995. 

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Burglary 17-82946 (2017/10/12)

On October 7, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a residence near the intersection of East 26th Street and South Sycamore Avenue for a burglary.  The victim discovered that an unknown suspect(s) broke into his garage.  Once inside the suspect(s) stole the victim’s rare motorcycle.  The motorcycle is a 1975 Honda CR125 El Sinore edition.  The approximately value of damage and loss is $8000.  A picture of the motorcycle is attached.  SFPD CC #2017-82946.

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Grand Theft 17-81663 (2017/10/05)

On October 3, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of East Rice Street and North Cliff Avenue for a theft.  The owner reported that an unknown suspect(s) entered several different company trucks and stole sixteen batteries from them.  The trucks were parked in the parking lot of the commercial business at the time of the theft.  The value of the stolen batteries is approximately $2500.  SFPD CC #2017-81663. 



Commercial Burglary 17-78752 (2017/09/28)

On September 23, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of East 10th Street and South Cleveland Avenue for a burglary.  The suspects were able to gain entry to the business through a rear door.  Once inside the business, the suspects went into the office and loaded a safe onto a dolly cart.  The suspects then exited the building with the safe.  The safe contained an unknown amount of money.  SFPD CC #2017-78752. 



Robbery 17-73990 (2017/09/21)

On September 8, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a commercial business near the intersection of West 12th Street and South Marion Road for a robbery.  The suspect forced his way into the business after the employee opened the door for a different customer.  Once inside the business, the suspect started pointing a black handgun at the employee and the customer.  The suspect demanded money from the employee.  The suspect obtained an unknown amount of money and then forced the customer and the employee into a backroom.  The suspect then fled from the business.    

SFPD CC #2017-73990.



Hit and Run (2017/09/14)

On September 9, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the intersection of East 14th Street and South 3rd Avenue for an injury hit and run involving a pedestrian.  The investigation showed a pedestrian was walking across 14th Street when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound.  A witness described the suspect vehicle as a red passenger car.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for life threatening injuries.   SFPD CC #2017-74594. 



Burglary (2017/09/07)

On September 6, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a business in the area of East 11th Street and South Phillips Avenue for a burglary.  Several unknown suspects made entry into the business through a rear door.  After making entry the suspects were able to get into the office area.  The suspects stole 3 laptop computers, numerous bottles of alcohol, and cash.  The suspects also attempted to gain access to the businesses bank accounts with the stolen laptop computers.  The estimated amount of the stolen items is approximately $5,000.  SFPD CC #2017-73426. 



Residential Burglary (2017/08/31)

On August 28, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of West 33rd Street and South Center Avenue for a residential burglary.  The victim was lying in bed when he was woken up by his front door being kicked.  The victim was in the process of getting out of bed when two suspects entered his bedroom.  The suspects were both described as African American males, 6’0 and 150 pounds.  They both were wearing dark clothing and ski masks.  The two suspects pointed handguns at the victim and demanded money.  The suspects took the victim’s wallet and fled from the residence.  The estimated damage done to the victim’s property and items stolen is approximately $3,000.  SFPD CC #2017-70459. 



Burglary (2017/08/24)

On August 21, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of East Maple Street and North 4th Avenue for a burglary.  The owner of the business reported that an unknown suspect made entry into his business through a window.  Once inside the business, the suspect discharged a fire extinguisher and attempted to pry open a vending machine.  The damage done at the business is in excess of $5,000.  SFPD CC #2017-68339. 



Arson (2017/08/18)

On August 12, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to the area of West 66th Street and South John Avenue for a vehicle fire.  A citizen observed smoke coming from a vehicle parked on the street.  When officers arrived the vehicle was fully engulfed.  The investigation showed the owner of the vehicle left it parked on the street and went out of town with a relative.  A neighbor’s surveillance video shows a light colored SUV driving in the area around the same time the vehicle started on fire.  The damage done to the vehicle is in excess of $7,000.  SFPD CC #2017-65719. 



Burglary (2017/08/10)

On August 10, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to National Pawn Company at 1503 East 10th Street for a burglary.  A witness saw four unknown males run up to the west door and break the glass.  The males were described as 20 to 30 years old and wearing gray sweatshirts.  After breaking the glass door, the males entered the store and broke several of the glass display cases.  The males stole two Flint Lock revolvers and fled from the store.   The damage done to the store and the value of the items stolen is approximately $1,200.  SFPD CC #2017-65043. 



Stolen Vehicle (2017/08/03)

On August 2, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a storage facility in the area of West 12th Street and South Marion Road for a stolen all-terrain vehicle.  The owner of the vehicle has outfitted it with a special seat so disabled veterans can use it for hunting.  The vehicle was left in a fenced in parking pad near the storage unit.  When the owner went back to retrieve the vehicle it had been stolen.  The vehicle is a 2003 Kawasaki KVF650 camouflage in color.  The all-terrain vehicle is valued at approximately $6,000.  SFPD CC #2017-62552. 



Residential Burglary (2017/07/27)

On July 22, 2017, Sioux Falls Police responded to a residence in the area of West Benson Road and North Career Avenue for a residential burglary.  The homeowner was working in his garage and left the garage door open.  The homeowner fell asleep for a short time and when he awoke he noticed he was missing several firearms that he stored in the garage.  The suspect stole 5 firearms which included 3 rifles, 1 shotgun, and 1 handgun.  The value of the stolen firearms is approximately $5,000.  SFPD CC #2017-58947. 



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