The Valentine Police Department Week in Review:
On 05/01/2022 at 3:12 pm, an officer responded to the 100 block of west highway 20 for a report of a fraudulent $20 being used to make a purchase. Investigation is ongoing.
On 05/03/2022 at 12:25 pm, an officer responded to the 800 block of east highway 20 for a disturbance. The matter was civil in nature. No action taken.
On 05/06/2022 at 10:25 am, an officer fielded a report of a subject falling victim of a check cashing scheme.
On 05/07/2022 at 11:30 am, a victim reported that they had made a purchase of an item off of a FACEBOOK post. The seller was now refusing to provide the merchandise.
On 05/07/2022 at 6:40 pm, an officer responded to the 100 block of west highway 20 for a disturbance. A male subject was removed from the property and issued a criminal trespassing warning.
On 05/07/2022 at 8:40 pm, officers were notified that an abandoned vehicle had been found in the 800 block of north Government Street. The vehicle had been reported stolen the week prior. Owner was notified.
On 05/01/2022 at 10:02 am, officers responded to the 200 block of north Wood Street for a reported burglary in progress. A 51 year old South Dakota man was arrested.
On 05/02/2022 at 11:50 am, an officer took a report of a theft of a cell phone. A suspect has been identified. The investigation is ongoing.
On 05/02/2022 at 12:35 pm, an officer assisted the Nebraska CPS with a child abuse/neglect investigation. The case is ongoing.
On 05/02/2022 at 8:15 pm, an officer was requested to respond to the Cherry County Hospital to assist the Rosebud Tribal Police with an assault with a deadly weapon investigation. All information was forwarded to that agency.
On 05/04/2022 at 9:18 am, a report of identity theft was filed. The victim requested that the theft be documented and did not want to press charges.
On 05/04/2022 at 12:22 pm, officers responded to the 200 block of south Hall Street for an intruder. A 51 year old South Dakota man was arrested for Criminal Trespassing. The same 51 year old South Dakota man was found to have shoplifted at 2 businesses in the 100 block of north Main Street the day prior. These charges were included with the Criminal Trespassing charge.
On 05/05/2022 at 10:35 am, an officer cited a 34 year old Valentine woman for a dog running at large. This was the 2nd citation issued to this woman in 2022.
Officers responded to 106 calls for service this week.