St. James Police Arrest Suspects In Car Theft

Mon 11-28-2022

(St. James)- Sunday morning saw another arrest come out of St. James. The St. James Police Department was alerted at 11:30 am of an auto theft that had recently occurred in the 500 block of Armstrong Blvd N. A 45 year old male from Sioux Falls was arrested after fleeing on foot, and he also had a stolen semi-automatic handgun in his possession.

Other officers located the stolen vehicle, leading to a pursuit. The vehicle was driven into a slough, where the suspect fled on foot and was soon apprehended thanks to the use of a drone. The female was also arrested and both suspects have been charged with various felony charges, and are now awaiting an appearance in court. The vehicle was recovered.