Crime rate down in Pennington County

RAPID CITY, S.D.(KBHB) – In their latest crime report covering the third quarter of the year, the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office says numbers have decreased for most types of crime.

Overall, Pennington County has seen small decreases in aggravated assault, and non-motor vehicle theft. However, burglaries saw a 75-percent increase and motor vehicle thefts saw a 4-percent increase.

The sheriff’s office also reported admissions to the Care Campus decreased. The Care Campus helps people overcome their various addictions and struggles.

As for Rapid City Police, they saw decreases in motor vehicle thefts and burglary, but an increase in robberies and non-motor vehicle thefts.