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Serving the People of South Dakota

      Welcome to the District of South Dakota.  Our mission is to protect and serve the citizens of South Dakota through the vigorous and impartial enforcement of the laws of the United States.  We strive to defend the national security, improve the safety and quality of life in our communities, and protect the public funds and financial assets of the United States. 

Brendan V. Johnson, United States Attorney


USA Johnson featured in Sex Trafficking video – “Hidden in Plain Sight”

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November 13, 2014

Wetlands Determination in Miner County Upheld in District Court

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Tony O. St. John, a/k/a Anthony St. John

McLaughlin Woman Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury to a Child
Makayla Kills In Water

Lantry Man Sentenced for Simple Assault of a Minor
Robert Smith

November 10, 2014

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Sex Trafficking
Thomas Alexander Roberts

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Frank Duane Baker, Jr.

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Cody Long Chase

Wakpala Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Ronald Moran

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Gary Walking Bull

Wakpala Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Fabian Rodriguez

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Randall Bear Eagle

Oglala Man Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Darrell Chase In Winter

Rapid City Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Gary Asmus

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Fraud and Money Laundering
Randall William McKee

Mission Man Sentenced for Criminal Contempt
Michael Swalley

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Randall Little Shield

Pierre Woman Charged with Theft, Misuse of Benefits, and False Statement
Bobbie Jo Ziegler, a/k/a Bobbie Jo McGhee

Hermosa Man Convicted of Filing False Claims to Receive Grant Money
Scott Thompson

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