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More than $1,000 in cash was stolen from a vehicle in the southern part of Mitchell overnight Thursday into Friday. The Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers said between 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday, an unknown person or persons entered a vehicle in the 3200 block of South Rowley Street and took the cash from a vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this crime or any others is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 996-1700. Callers do not have to identify themselves and cash rewards are available for information that leads to an arrest of the subject or subjects involved.
PIEDMONT — A man killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash near Sturgis has been identified as an Alexandria man. The South Dakota Department of Public Safety said Loren Todd, 63, was killed after his motorcycle went off the roadway when he failed to negotiate a curve. He was identified as the individual involved by authorities on Friday. Todd was driving his motorcycle eastbound a half-mile west of Piedmont on Sturgis Road — which is an Interstate 90 service road. Todd lost control of the motorcycle into the north ditch, hit a delineator pole and eventually rolled.
The Mitchell Department of Public Safety arrested a 22-year-old man Friday wanted in connection with two vehicle pursuits after allegedly violating his probation. Police said Logan Sapp was arrested at 10:45 a.m. Friday without incident at a residence in Mitchell.
Mitchell police are looking to question a man about two recent vehicle pursuits. Logan Sapp, 22, is also wanted for a probation violation. For safety reasons, police terminated the two pursuits in question. Anyone with information regarding this crime or any others is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 605-996-1700. Callers do not have to identify themselves, and cash rewards are available for information that leads to an arrest of the subject or subjects involved. Crime tips can also be submitted by email at www.mitchellcrimestoppers.org or on the P3 Tips app.
The following cases were among those heard at a recent felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center.
A Yankton man was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison for distribution of methamphetamine in Winner. Both he and the woman he was with at the time of his arrest received the maximum sentences for the charges of which they were convicted.
An Indiana woman has been charged with felony hit-and-run after allegedly hitting her children's father with her minivan on July 29 in Mitchell. Suleyma Tapia, 28, of West Lafayette, Indiana, was found while trying to get on to the Interstate 90 eastbound ramp off Burr Street.
ALEXANDRIA—Two men were arrested in Hanson County after they were found to have more than two pounds of marijuana in a car with them. Chad Lingen, 25, and Christopher Cruse, 24, both of Pipestone, Minnesota, were driving east on Interstate 90 at 8:10 p.m. when an officer sitting in the highway median observed that the blue 2005 Buick Lacrosse that Lingen was driving was traveling 4 mph faster than the posted speed limit.
CHAMBERLAIN—A man has been arrested on charges of choking a woman. Jordan Steele, 28, of Chamberlain, was charged with aggravated domestic assault July 30. The alleged victim said Steele got angry with her while they were arguing that night, and Steele put his forearm to her throat until she began to cough for air, then got up, threw an object at a TV, ripped a picture off the wall and left.
Two people have been arrested in Charles Mix County for carrying more than 26 pounds of marijuana and 28 grams of cocaine. If convicted on all charges, both may face more than 45 years in prison. Brittany Fuller, 32, and Arthur Little III, 35, both of Sioux Falls, were traveling east on Highway 46 on July 29 in a black 2009 Cadillac CTS. They were pulled over by the State Highway Patrol near mile marker 288 for having a paper South Dakota license plate displayed in the car's front windshield.