The Valentine Police Department Week in Review:

May 15 – 21, 2022

Reported Offenses:

On 05/16/2022 at 9:29 pm, officers fielded a report of 2 vehicles drag racing on Donaher Street.

On 05/16/2022 at 10:05 pm, officers responded to a 1 vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Highway 20 and Government Streets. Investigative reports were forwarded to the State of Nebraska.

On 05/20/2022 at 9:59 am, an officer fielded a delayed report of a stolen motor vehicle that had occurred 1 year prior.

On 05/20/2022 at 12:01 pm, an officer responded to the 700 block of west highway 20 for a shoplifting incident. Suspect identification is pending.

On 05/20/2022 at 4:02 pm, an officer was requested in the 200 block of east highway 20 regarding criminal trespassing. A juvenile male was contacted.

On 05/21/2022 at 1:30 am, officers were requested to assist the Brown County Sheriff’s Office who were pursuing a suspect west on highway 20 toward Valentine. The suspect stopped at the east edge of city limits. They were apprehended without incident.

On 05/21/2022 at 6:06 pm, an officer responded to the 500 block of north Valentine Street for a trespassing complaint. A criminal trespass warning was issued.


On 05/15/2022 at 3:10 pm, an officer responded to the 300 block of north Cherry street for a disturbance. A 26 year old Valentine man was arrested on an active warrant.

On 05/16/2022 at 9:52 pm, officers received a report of theft by deception involving a cloned social media account. Investigation is ongoing.

On 05/16/2022 at 1:45 pm, an officer received a complaint regarding a stolen vehicle. A suspect has been identified. All information has been forwarded to the Cherry County Attorney.

On 05/16/2022 at 5:25 pm, an officer received a report of theft by deception involving a phone scam. Investigation is ongoing.

On 05/18/2022 at 1:31 pm, officers were requested by the Cherry County Sheriff’s Office and the Rosebud Tribal Police to assist with a pursuit of a stolen vehicle. The pursuit was traveling east toward Valentine. 2 suspects were apprehended without incident.

On 05/19/2022 at 7:55 pm, officers responded to the 400 block of north Cherry Street for a disturbance. A 19 year old Valentine woman was arrested for criminal mischief and disturbing the peace.

On 05/21/2022 at 12:45 am, officers responded to the 100 block of east 2nd street for a stolen vehicle. A 26 year old South Dakota man was arrested for motor vehicle theft and criminal mischief.

Officers responded to 110 calls for service this weekend.