Airborne Infrared Technology used in late-night arrest

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Multiple law enforcement agencies worked together to arrest a man after a pursuit late Friday evening.

Chief Karl Jageris of the Rapid City Police Department said on Twitter that Rapid City resident Mason Means, 20, was arrested in a residence in the 3600 block of Lawrence Drive.

The arrest came after a pursuit on the north side of Rapid City. During the pursuit, officials say that Means threw a loaded gun and ballistic vest from his vehicle.

Jageris also said that Means was apprehended after the use of air support and airborne infrared technology to locate Means in the residence.

Means was brought into custody with a variety of charges including aggravated eluding, DUI, and possession of both meth and marijuana. Means was also charged for possessing a firearm with a prior felony drug conviction.

RCPD was assisted by the Highway Patrol and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office.

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