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.


28° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

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

 

Meth Arrest Numbers Across South Dakota

June 18, 2013, 5:52 PM by Shawn Neisteadt

Meth Arrest Numbers Across South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Arrests related to possession and manufacturing of meth are happening across the state and some of the greatest numbers might surprise you.

Naturally, arrest numbers are greatest where the most people live. For example, 2013's latest numbers show 149 arrests in the Sioux Falls area with 144 arrests made in Rapid City and the surrounding Pennington County. Both those numbers are on pace to surpass the number of arrests in all of 2012.

However, the greatest increase in meth cases is happening in northeast South Dakota. Authorities in Brown County have already made 14 meth related arrests, up from nine in all of last year.

Not too far away, Roberts County authorities have made eight arrests related to meth. That's four times the number of arrests last year.

Back in Minnehaha County, the amount of meth taken off the streets is what stands out the most. In all of 2012, law enforcement seized 1,899 grams of meth.  In the first four months of this year, the number ballooned to 7,685 grams. That's already four times the amount found last year.

Meth arrests have also increased in the northern Black Hills. Authorities in Lawrence County have made eleven arrests already this year compared to just four last year.

Check out the difference in meth arrests from 2012 to April of 2013 in the graphics courtesy the Attorney General's office:

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Dominic Fischer Found Dead During Search

12/17/2014 12:07 PM

Searchers discovered the body of Dominic Fischer in a field on Wednesday.

Full Story
Alexis Vanbochove Has Passed Away

12/17/2014 10:47 AM

According to her family, 4-year-old Alexis Vanbochove passed away early Wednesday morning.

Full Story
Grain Bin Collapses In Britton

12/14/2014 5:55 PM

A grain bin in Britton, SD collapsed this afternoon. No one was injured.

Full Story
Rapid City Police Search For Three Men Following Violent Home Invasion

12/17/2014 8:20 PM

Rapid City Police are searching for three suspects after a violent home invasion Wednesday afternoon.

Full Story
Man Missing After Vehicle Slides Into Ditch

12/16/2014 9:50 PM

Dominic Fischer was one of three people in a vehicle that slid into a ditch due to bad road and weather conditions, several miles north east of M...

Full Story


Events