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07 29, 2022

Attorney General, DCI Release Rapid City Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Summary

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo and the Division of Criminal Investigation Friday released the summary of the officer involved shooting of Shania Watkins, 32, of Rapid City by a Rapid City Police Department (RCPD) officer on May 31, 2022 in Rapid City. 

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07 28, 2022

New South Dakota’s Missing Persons Clearinghouse Website Released

An updated South Dakota Missing Persons Clearinghouse website is now operational according to the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office.

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07 25, 2022

DCI, State’s Attorney Charge Two Suspects In Pursuit, Officer Involved Shooting

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo and Lake County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner say the two suspects arrested July 14 in connection with a high-speed pursuit and officer involved shooting have now been indicted on four different counts, including two counts each of attempted first-degree murder.

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07 19, 2022

Chad Mosteller Named Division of Criminal Investigation’s Interim Director

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo has named Chad Mosteller as the interim Director of the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) effective immediately.

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07 15, 2022

DCI, State’s Attorney Charge Two Suspects In Pursuit, Officer Involved Shooting

South Dakota Attorney General Mark Vargo and Lake County State’s Attorney Wendy Kloeppner say two men have been charged today (Friday) in connection with the high-speed pursuit and officer involved shooting that took place Thursday in Lake, Minnehaha and Moody Counties.

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