Rapid City man arrested after police chase with child in the car
FORT PIERRE S.D. — According to the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, a Rapid City man was arrested on Friday morning after leading police on a chase in Fort Pierre while he had a child in the car.
On Friday morning, police were called to a domestic disturbance in the community of Presho. The Lyman County Sheriff responded to the call where an altercation took place between the driver and several passengers in a Blue Mazda. Authorities made contact with 30 year-old Daniel True Blood of Rapid City. True Blood then fled the scene with a 20-month-old child female child who was still in the back seat.
The pursuit continued north on U.S. Highway 83. The suspect vehicle entered Fort Pierre on U.S. Highway 83. The Mazda attempted to go around two northbound pickups pulling campers and struck a Jeep that was in the turn lane attempting to turn east. The female driver of the Jeep was not injured.
The suspect vehicle was reported on U.S. Highway 14 seven miles west of Fort Pierre and then going westbound on SD Highway 34. The vehicle pulled over at mile marker 147.
True Blood was arrested, and the child was found safe in the back seat and returned to her mother.
True Blood was taken to the Hughes County Jail. Charges are pending.