Latest News Releases

May 15

City Business Loan Program Making A Difference

6:02 p.m. - Funds still available for businesses preparing to reopen

Flags Lowered For Peace Officers Memorial Day

10:39 a.m. - Mayor directs flags to fly half-staff

May 14

Suspect Arrested On Warrant Smashed Head Against SPD Vehicle

1:38 p.m. - Suspect smashes head against SPD vehicle, says he will claim it was the officer that hit him with his car. The incident was recorded on body cam.

Behavioral Health Unit Sees Success amidst COVID-19 Challenges

1:26 p.m. - BHU has strong success despite adjusted services due to COVID-19 and an increased number of people in crisis during the statewide lockdown.

May 13

Scammers Making Unemployment Claims Using Stolen Information

10:55 p.m. - Everyone is trying to make the best of the current situation due to COVID; unfortunately that includes scammers making fraudulent unemployment claims.

Suspect Threatens Wheelchair-Bound Senior with Knife

4:25 p.m. - Eighteen year old, 6’3”, 250 lb. suspect threatens wheelchair-bound senior with knife while stealing his phone.

May 12

Attempted Arson Suspect Arrested

1:33 p.m. - Suspect arrested for attempting to burn down house with ex-girlfriend asleep inside.

May 11

Launch of Community Connect Database

5:20 p.m. - SFD has been working with technology partner First due to release Community Connect, an application focused on protecting residents and their property

Lewis and Clark High School Construction Burglary

5:12 p.m. - SPD Officer responded to a commercial alarm in the New Construction Area of Lewis and Clark High School, located in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue.

Double DUI from Downtown Collision

5:09 p.m. - Driver arrested for DUI after causing a crash in the downtown area. The tow truck driver that responded to the crash was also arrested for DUI.