Witnesses Follow Stolen Car With Baby Inside
February 14, 2011, 6:19 AM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
A baby is safe after the car it was in was stolen from a Sioux Falls gas station Sunday night. Police are giving credit to witnesses who tracked down and detained the suspect.
Police say a running car was stolen with a one-year-old baby inside at Cubby's at 12th Street and Western Avenue Sunday around 9:30 p.m. Police say several witnesses heard the mother screaming and that's when they followed the car.
Once the thief stopped at a home, two witnesses tackled the man and held him until police arrived. Another witness got the baby out of the car.
James F. Farmer, 45, is charged with kidnapping, grand theft, possession of stolen property, DWI, reckless driving and driving without a license.
Police say the baby was returned to his mother and wasn't hurt.
© 2011 KELOLAND TV. All Rights Reserved.
3/3/2015 1:56 PM
Scott Adelman paid $70,000 for a 4,500-square-foot brick home in Fargo, but he has to move it out to nearby Horace.
2/27/2015 10:21 AM
Paul Ell of Big Lake, MN snagged a 11.6-pound, 29.5-inch walleye after 6 p.m. Thursday night.
2/27/2015 10:44 AM
A former Sioux Falls teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact charges for a relationship she had with a student.
3/1/2015 5:47 AM
Temperatures this morning are mostly in the single digits and teens with clouds moving out of the area. Some areas of southern KELOLAND could see some...
2/27/2015 5:58 PM
After more than a decade of eligibility and few brushes with history, South Dakota finally has its first-ever female participant at the state wrestlin...