User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


79° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Man Faces String Of Charges After Overnight Crime

February 14, 2011, 12:15 PM by Shawn Neisteadt

Man Faces String Of Charges After Overnight Crime
James F. Farmer

SIOUX FALLS, SD - A one-year-old child is safe and his mother has learned a tough lesson to never leave a child in an unattended car. Police say the man who stole the car was chased down and tackled by a witness.

45-year-old James Farmer faces a lengthy list of charges after police say he stole a car that had a young child inside it. According to police, Farmer stole the car from outside a Cubby's gas station on West 12th Street. But three people who saw him steal the car followed him, and when Farmer stopped driving outside his apartment just a few blocks away, witnesses tackled Farmer and held him down until officers arrived.

"In this, case it worked out. We never recommend that people confront suspects because you never know what they are capable of," Sioux Falls Police Public Information Officer Sam Clemens said.

Farmer is charged with possession of stolen property, grand theft, DWI, Reckless driving, and driving without a license.

The child was unharmed and returned to his mother.

Police also arrested Farmer for kidnapping, but police say he didn't know that the child was in the back seat, so that charge may be dropped.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


Sponsored

 


You may also like

UPDATE: Body Found In Lake Madison

7/26/2015 5:54 PM

The Lake County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the body of a woman has been found in Lake Madison.

Full Story
Sheriff IDs Woman Who Died At Lake Madison

7/27/2015 4:15 PM

A 25-year-old Sioux Falls woman died after she fell into Lake Madison on Sunday.

Full Story
Capital One Closing In Sioux Falls

7/23/2015 12:12 PM

Employees were told Thursday that the credit card company will close its Sioux Falls office by the end of the year.

Full Story
Amber Alert Cancelled For Sioux Falls Boy

7/25/2015 10:59 PM

An Amber Alert issued Saturday night for a one-year-old child has been cancelled.

Full Story
Three Dead In Pipestone County Plane Crash

7/27/2015 6:20 AM

Authorities confirm that three died in a plane crash Monday night in southwest Minnesota.

Full Story


Events