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The driver of a speeding car, that had been reported as stolen earlier, lost control and hit a house. No injuries to the occupants of the home were reported

Driver arrested after driving speeding car into a home

BOX ELDER, S.D. – A Box Elder man is in the Pennington County Jail after a car he was driving hit a house in Rapid City.

Rapid City Police were called to a home in the 800 block of Farlow Street, two blocks north of The Monument, at about 11 p.m. On arrival, officers found a car with two occupants with minor injuries in the front yard of the house.

Jacob Morgan
Jacob Morgan

No one in the house was injured.

Officers determined the car was speeding at the time of the accident and that the driver showed evidence of impairment.

They arrested the driver, 19-year-old Jacob Morgan of Box Elder, for driving under the influence, underage possession of alcohol, underage possession of tobacco, driving without a license, and driving with no proof of insurance.

In the course of the investigation, they determined the car had just been stolen from a business in the 300 block of Omaha Street. Based on evidence from the scene of the theft, Morgan has also been charged with burglary and theft of a motor vehicle. He’s being held without bond in the Pennington County Jail until his initial court appearance.

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