According to the Cherry County Sheriff’s Office: Early afternoon of Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Cherry County Dispatch was made aware of a vehicle pursuit involving South Dakota Law Enforcement and a suspect involved in several thefts and threats with a firearm. The vehicle they were pursuing was also reported stolen and had been involved in thefts and criminal mischief in Valentine. The pursuit entered Cherry County, North of Crookston and continued on U.S. Highway 20 towards Valentine until the vehicle finally stopped near mile marker 188.
Two individuals, 1)male, and 1)female were arrested from the vehicle and transported to the Cherry County Justice Center for further investigation on charges. South Dakota also have charges pending for these two individuals at the conclusion of their stay in Nebraska.
Cherry County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Valentine Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, and Rosebud PD.