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Kidnapping, burglary suspect found hiding in Rapid City apartment

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Thanks to a tip from the public, Rapid City police arrested a man wanted from burglaries and kidnapping on Nov. 8.

Officers executed a warrant at an apartment on E. Fairlane Drive.

  • Joshua Peacock, age 28 of Rapid, was found hiding in an apartment at that address, and was arrested for his warrant and unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance.
  • His wife, Heather Peacock, age 32 of Rapid, was also in the apartment and arrested for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance and ingesting a substance excluding alcohol to intoxicate.
  • Jason Weitzel, age 37 of Rapid, was stopped leaving the apartment and arrested for unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and warrants.
  • Paul Ironcloud Jr., age 31 of Rapid, was stopped leaving the apartment and arrested for unauthorized possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and a warrant.

On Nov. 8, police called to 202 E. Van Buren for a burglary. The male resident arrived home and found his door had been kicked in. The male suspect was hiding inside, and fled with the victim's laptop.

 

Later that day, police were called to a report of a burglary and kidnapping at 214 E. Van Buren. When the female resident arrived home, the suspect was inside. He forced her to drive to Walmart, in order to get him cash. When they arrived at Walmart, the victim was able to go inside and call for help. The suspect fled from the vehicle.

 

Police located the stolen laptop from 202 E. Van Buren inside the residence at 214 E. Van Buren. The suspect in both incidents has been identified as Joshua Peacock, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

 

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