From bathroom mirrors to exit signs and soap dispensers, schools across America and right here in Rapid City were hit with an uptick of vandalism and theft. All this is thanks to a TikTok challenge “Devious Licks”. Although the original challenge has dissipated, a new one is taking shape called “smack a staff member.”
"All the evidence recovered at the scene, video surveillance, multiple interviews with neighbors, coworkers, witnesses... everything’s indicating murder/suicide at this point,” says RCPD Assistant Chief, Scott Sittz.
It may seem like morale in the North Rapid community would suffer, after a summer of tragedy in neighborhoods like Knollwood townhouses. However, where there’s despair, there’s also a determination to build a better future among the youth of the community.
A Box Elder woman who pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced to twenty-four and one-half years in federal prison, followed by 5 years probation and a $100.00 fine.
UPDATE: Thursday at morning at his plea hearing, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg’s was sentenced on both counts for which he plead “No Contest”. He received no jail time. Ravnsborg’s No Contest plea included one count of driving a motor vehicle while operating an electronic device, and one count of improper lane change.
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg will avoid a trial and take a plea deal for misdemeanor traffic charges in a crash last year in which he hit and killed a man who was walking along a rural highway, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office put out a tweet reminding the public to be mindful of phone calls from scammers who pretend to be law officers in order to steal money from unsuspecting individuals.
“An offender may not see these children as children because that communication occurs through the internet. Which is a dangerous thought because these are true children and true victims, even though the internet is the means of victimization,” says Gromer.
Readers with information about the incident or Dominique Brave’s location are encouraged to contact a detective at 605-394-4134. Anonymous texts are also accepted by texting “RCPD” and the information to 847411.
One Florida man took his motorcycle all the way from the beach to the mountains. Retired Gainesville Florida Police Officer, Matthew Nechodom is traveling across the country with his motorcycle, making pit stops along the way to provide free lunches for law enforcement.
Last November, Rapid City Police Officer, Jeffery Otto was fired after the officer called into dispatch calling for a Mercedes Benz he thought was being driven by a young Native American to be stopped. When the officer found out that the driver was not Indigenous, he said the car didn’t need to be pulled over.
A judge overseeing the criminal trial of South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is ordering medical providers to turn over their health records for the man killed when Ravnsborg struck him last year.
Convicted child rapist and sexual predator, Theodore Guzman of Rapid City, was sentenced today in the 7th circuit court. His conviction stems from three counts of first-degree rape and one count of having sexual contact with a minor. Prosecutors said the assaults happened between January 2015 and December 2017.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Reuters news service was killed Friday as he chronicled fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban near a strategic border crossing amid the continuing withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops.