Granville Man Arrested For Making Terroristic Threats

October 27, 2022 10:45am

Ryan Betke

A Granville man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after making terroristic threats. 


The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office arrested 60-year-old Ryan Betke of Granville Wednesday afternoon after Betke called Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls and threatened to shoot employees with an AK-47 rifle.


Because of the threats, Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls and Orange City Health were placed on lock-down status until Betcke was arrested.


Betcke was transported to the Sioux County Jail where he was charged with making terroristic threats, a class D felony.