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December 2011

December 30, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Albert Hollow Horn

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Curtis Grant Thompson, Jr.

December 29, 2011

Rosebud Man Pleads Not Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Wayne Besherse

December 28, 2011

Watertown Wool and Mohair Producers Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the Government with Respect to Claims
Reena Slominski and Howard "Jack" Aleff

December 27, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Curtis Swift Bird

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Larceny
Gaven Youngman a/k/a Gaven Afraid of His Horses

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Tory Ray Kirkie

Sisseton Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Jesse Burton Hopkins

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Ashley Standing Soldier

Mission Man Arraigned on Charge of Assaulting a Federal Officer
Roger Lee Watts

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Not Guilty to Retaliating Against a Witness
Allan Kermit Chasing Hawk

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Numerous Federal Charges
Charles His Law

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Failure to Register Charge
Glen Eagle Thunder

Colorado Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, and Aiding and Abetting
James Leon Big Crow

Rapid City Man Indicted for Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Martin Sanchez-Garza

Rosebud Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Joel Emery Marshall, Jr.

Little Eagle Woman Indicted for 40 Counts of Wire Fraud
Kara One Feather

Kenel Man Indicted for Habitual Domestic Abuse
Kerby St. John

Rosebud Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Shanna Christine Moore

Wounded Knee Woman Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Sandra Martinez

Three Indicted for Selling Counterfeit Clothing and Other Merchandise
Nir Giist, Ravaye Meltzer, and Bar Braver

Eagle Butte Woman Indicted for Assaulting Federal Officer
Pamela Dawn Garreau

December 21, 2011

Lake Andes Man Sentenced for Escape
David McGhee

Colorado Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
John R. Monroe, IV

McIntosh Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Kyle Roubideaux

Lower Brule Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Jerilyn Grassrope

December 20, 2011

Parmelee Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Trudell Smith, Jr.

Pierre Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
Erik C. Sayer

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault
Warren Barondeaux, aka Conrad Brings Horse

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Charges of Child Abuse and False Statements
Alex White Eyes

December 19, 2011

Father and Daughter Indicted for Bank Fraud
Dan Feige, Heather Feige

December 16, 2011

Pair Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges
Raymond Flute and Jane Big Eagle

White River Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Sexual Contact with a Minor
Lloyd Cleveland Larvie

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Sexual Contact with Two Victims
Frankie Delgado

December 15, 2011

Attorney General Appoints U.S. Attorney Johnson to Advisory Committee

Colorado Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Stalking
Jeffrey J. Grimes

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary
Delon Holy Bear

December 14, 2011

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Her Sister With Motor Vehicle
Robin Chasing Hawk

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Two Counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Lester Metcalf

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Re-Entry
Albert Villannueva-Luna, a/k/a Albert Villanneua-Reyes

December 13, 2011

Mission Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Chad J. Whirlwind Soldier, aka Chad Colombe, aka Chad Boyd, aka Winks

Guatemalan Citizen Pleads Guilty to Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Documents
Nelson Miraldo Lopez Y Lopez a/k/a Nelson Lopez

Mission Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Paul Jeffery DeNoyer

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary
Clinton S. Buckman

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Juan Colombe

Mission Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
Skye Valdez

December 8, 2011

Guatemalan Citizen Pleads Guilty to Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Documents
Santos Cruz Pastrana

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Altercation in April 2010
Brandon Bagola

Dupree Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Maka Akan Inaji Frazier, a/k/a Najin Frazier

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Nathan Makes Room For Them

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Anthony Hero

LaPlant Man Sentenced for Threatening Tiospaye School Principal
Kendall Charger

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Reno Running Enemy

December 6, 2011

Tea Man Sentenced for Concealing a Person from Arrest and Providing a Firearm to a Prohibited Person
William Stegmeier

December 5, 2011

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Lucas LaRoche

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Second Degree Murder and Assault
Travis Creig Lewis, a/k/a Travis Farmer

December 2, 2011

Man From Mexico Sentenced for Living Illegally in Rapid City
Ramiro Martinez-Rivas

December 1, 2011

North Carolina Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert E. Piorkowski

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert Michael Schaller

Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Thomas T. Sanders

November 2011

November 30, 2011

Manderson Man Sentenced on Abusive Sexual Contact Charge
Leonard Chase Alone Jr.

Colorado Man Indicted For Illegally Possessing Firearms
David McKeehan

Box Elder Man Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Gene Edward Taranto

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Vernon Blackhorse

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Damon LaRoche

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Sheldon St. John

Rosebud Man Indicted on Drug Charges
Pius Whirlwind Soldier

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Sexual Contact Charges
Daniel Red Horse, Jr.

Parmelee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Michael Guerue

November 28, 2011

Lake Preston Man Sentenced for Aggravated Identity Theft and Making False Statements in a Passport Application
Arthur James Maurello, a/k/a Roger Allen Bothe, a/k/a Edward Heller, a/k/a John Foran, a/k/a Douglas Maurello, a/k/a Clifford Von Ostenbridge, a/k/a Robert Burdette, a/k/a Alan Miller

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Dakota Red Bear a/k/a Cody Red Bear

Parmelee Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Josie Kills Plenty

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Failure to Register Charge
David George Flute, III

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Charge of Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender
Charles Allen Grey Owl a/k/a Raymond Keith Grey Owl

Pharmacy Tech Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud
Thomas Anderson

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Manslaughter
Ivan Looking Horse, Jr.

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
John R. Estes, II

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Dallas First In Trouble

Isabel Man Sentenced for Stealing from Four Bands
Dennis Melvin Hopkins

Aberdeen Man Pleads Guilty to False Statement to a Federal Agency
Kyle Blubaugh

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Wilson Provencial

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault
Marques High Elk

Dupree Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent and Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force
Cody High Elk

Mission Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Second Degree Murder and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Brandi Lynn Snow Fly

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Second Degree Murder and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Jason James DeSersa

Rosebud Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Michael Charging Elk

Wakpala Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Lyle Baker

Wanblee Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Geraldine Williams

St. Francis Man Pleads Not Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Dana Farmer, Sr.

Cherry Creek Man Indicted for Assault and Aiding-Abetting
Lawrence Tyler Mexican

November 22, 2011

U. S. Attorney's Office Collects Over $4 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in FY 2011

Kyle Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Donald Bear Runner, Jr.

Rosebud Man Indicted for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Nathan Makes Room For Them

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Jody Dutton

North Carolina Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Child Support
Robert E. Piorkowski

November 21, 2011

Lake Andes Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
James Bruguier, a/k/a James Bruguier, Jr.

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
James Bear Robe

November 17, 2011

Three Arraigned on Drug Charges
Geraldine Marie Whirlwind Soldier, Harvey Covey, and Timothy Flammond

November 15, 2011

Mission Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Clement Paul Valandra

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for False Statements
Miranda Marshall, a/k/a Randi Marshall

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Burglary
Cheyne Michael Thompson

Mission Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Francis Joseph Farmer

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Michael Yellow Eagle

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Domestic Violence
Aaron Young

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Frank White Thunder

November 14, 2011

Cherry Creek Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Jody Jeremy Dupris, a/k/a Jeremy Dupris

Fort Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Austin P. Abernathy

Clark Man Pleads Guilty to Theft from an Indian Tribe and Tribal Organization
Donald Dunlavy

Mission Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor Sentenced
Edward Zane Roubideaux, Jr.

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Merle Left Hand Bull

November 10, 2011

Idaho Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Simon J. Lete

Sioux Falls Man Found Guilty of Commercial Sex Trafficking
Ronald Bonestroo

November 9, 2011

Two Plead Guilty to Possessing Marijuana
Brittany Shaw and Matthew Scott

November 8, 2011

Mission Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Clayton High Pipe, Jr.

November 7, 2011

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Mail Fraud
Bradley Whitsell

Letcher Man Sentenced for Concealing Person from Arrest
Theodore J. Nelson, Jr., a/k/a Ted Nelson

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Not Guilty to Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
Christipher Simcon West

November 4, 2011

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Document
Santos M. Cruz Pastrana

November 3, 2011

Sisseton Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Jesse Hopkins

November 2, 2011

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud
Christopher David Curtis

Nebraska Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges
Tamara His Blue Horse

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Robert Romero

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Assault Charges
Jameson R. Ziegler

November 1, 2011

St. Francis Man Pled Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Israel A. Left Hand Bull

Oglala Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Beau Black Smith

Manderson Man Indicted for Possession of Firearm by Prohibited Person
John White Plume

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Delmarie Wounded Head a/k/a Delmarie Tallman

Sisseton Man Indicted for Unlawfully Entering the United States
Sergio Paz-Puac, a/k/a Estuardo Vargas-Perez

October 2011

October 31, 2011

Jury Convicts in Drug Conspiracy Case
Viengxay Chantharath and Patricio Guzman-Ortiz

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Michael E. Smith

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Vivian Mason

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Ramiro Martinez-Rivas

Mission Man and Woman Plead Guilty to Marijuana Charges
Arlene Claire Chauncey and Michael Waylon Brave

Pine Ridge Man Convicted by Jury of Assaulting a Man
Wendell Yellow Bull

October 26, 2011

Sioux City Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking
Daron Jungers

Flandreau Man Charged with Assault
Darwin Crow

October 25, 2011

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Jameson Ziegler

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Trafficking in Eagles
Noella Red Hawk

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Vincent Battese

October 24, 2011

Watertown Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion
Timothy M. Engels

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Burglarizing Isabel Residence
Christopher James Fire Cloud

Wakpala Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Jeffery James Cadotte, Jr.

October 21, 2011

Two Ft. Thompson Men Plead Not Guilty to First Degree Burglary, First Degree Murder, and Aiding and Abetting
Alphonso Drapeau, III and Gavin Drapeau

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced to Probation for Misprision of a Felony
Elizabeth Red Owl

October 20, 2011

Nebraska Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Autumn Mangione

Wanblee Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Jeffrey Chipps

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ian James Burning Breast

Okreek Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Adam Joe Hedrick

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Anthony Wayne Kitteaux

Pine Ridge Man Charged with Shooting a Man
Lyle Jack

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Juan Colombe

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Brandon J. Gooch

October 19, 2011

Antelope Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Laverne White Horse

Mitchell Woman Sentenced on Child Abuse Charge
Carla J. Big Eagle

Mission Woman Sentenced for Escape
Lori Little Bear

Eagle Butte Men Arraigned on Burglary Charge
Delon Holy Bear and Clinton Buckman

October 18, 2011

Three McLaughlin Men Indicted for Assaulting Bullhead Man
William Little Bear, Kyle White Bull and Kenton Walks

Wakpala Man Indicted for Sexual Assault
Lyle Baker

Dupree Woman Sentenced for Attempting to Illegally Acquire Hydrocodone
Carlynn Clown

October 17, 2011

Woman From Bull Head Sentenced for Stabbing a Man
Lee Ann Brown

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
James C. LaRoche

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Scott D. Fetty

October 14, 2011

Wanblee Man Pleads to Possessing Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute
Keith Brown

Colorado Man Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs
Oscar Ojeda, a/k/a Oscar Octavio Ojeda Villalva

Alien Indicted for Illegal Entry After Deportation
Juan Velasco-Gonzalez

October 13, 2011

Guatemalan Citizen Indicted for Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Documents
Nelson Miraldo Lopez Y Lopez

October 11, 2011

LaPlant Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Federal Employee
Kendall Charger

Marty Woman Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Paula Primeaux

Marty Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Donavan Rouse

October 7, 2011

Tea Man Convicted of Harboring and Providing a Firearm to a Fugitive
William Stegmeier

October 6, 2011

Sioux Falls Man in Federal Court on Child Pornography Charges
Maksim Mehiolvich Stefanyuk

Rapid City Man Indicted for Illegally Reentering United States
Ramiro Martinez-Rivas

October 5, 2011

St. Francis Man Pled Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Vernon Blackhorse

Rosebud Man Indicted for Failing to Register as Sex Offender
Frank White Thunder

Tucson Man Arraigned on Fraud Charges
Chadrick A. Sayer

October 4, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Pine Ridge School
Gaven Youngman

Ft. Thompson Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Sheranda Shields

Parmelee Man Pled Guilty to First Degree Burglary
Trudell Smith, Jr.

Wood Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Peter Paul Fast Horse

Mission Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Lionel Roubideaux

Mission Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Alverna Eastman

Norris Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
David Eagle Bear

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Assault
Jacqueline White Buffalo Chief

October 3, 2011

Little Eagle Man Pleads to Assaulting Victim Incapable of Consenting
Loren Larrabee

Texas Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David L. Oxner

Ft. Pierre Woman Sentenced on Drug Charges
Lori Seeking Land

North Platte Woman Sentenced on Drug Charges
Louella Bohman

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assaulting Wife with Knife
Boyd William White Twin

Arizona Man Sentenced for Not Registering as Sex Offender
Michael Baca

Mission Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Tonya Lynn Waln a/k/a Tonya Leader Charge

September 2011

September 30, 2011

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Second Degree Murder
Sharon McMillan

Batesland Man Pled Guilty to Selling Eagle Feather Fans
Tilden Reddest

Parmelee Man Arraigned on Robbery and Assault Charges
Adam Poor Bear

Okreek Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Guy Fast Horse

September 29, 2011

Little Eagle Man Indicted for Habitual Domestic Abuse
Arthur Taken Alive

September 28, 2011

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
John R. Monroe

September 27, 2011

Lower Brule Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault
Jerilyn R. Grassrope

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter
Christopher Two Lance

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Tory Ray Kirkie

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Woman with a Screwdriver
Warren Barondeaux

September 26, 2011

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson To Host Second Tribal Listening Conference

Georgia Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Roberto V. Rivera aka Roberto Villalobos

Michigan Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jason W. Beck

McLaughlin Man Sentenced in Manslaughter Death of his Brother
Kendall White Tail

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Phillip St. John

September 23, 2011

Wounded Knee Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Faron Ben Cheyenne

Wood, South Dakota, Man Pled Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon; Child Abuse; Using, Carrying, or Possessing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; and Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Eli Siers

Wounded Knee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Clayton Dean Jealous of Him

September 22, 2011

Manderson Man Charged with Voluntary Manslaughter
Michael L. Ghost

September 21, 2011

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson To Testify Before the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

McIntosh Man Arraigned on Larceny Charge
Kyle Casey Roubideaux

September 20, 2011

Two Batesland Men Indicted on Drug Offenses
Abraham Romero and Richard Marshall

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Federal Officer
Chad J. Whirlwind Soldier

Reliance Man Sentenced for Accessing Child Pornography
Douglas Fletcher

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Charges of Larceny and Second Degree Burglary
Aaron M. Grass Rope

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Skye Lee Valdez

September 19, 2011

Man Indicted for Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Jaime Munoz-Jurado

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Jaret Hagar

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault
Cody Yellow

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Michael Yellow Eagle

Miller Woman Indicted for Bank Embezzlement & Money Laundering
Susan Mareska

Eagle Butte Woman Indicted for Hitting Sister with Vehicle
Robin Chasing Hawk

Ft. Thompson Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Child Abuse and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol with a Minor Present in the Motor Vehicle
Kristy His Law

September 14, 2011

Dupree Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Ziebach County Sheriff
Maka Akan Frazier a/k/a Najin Frazier

Mission Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
John Denoyer

September 13, 2011

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Carlisle Denoyer

Tennessee Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Brian R. Nolbert

September 12, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Burglary & Larceny
Cheyne Michael Thompson

Mission Man Enters Guilty Plea to Assault Charge
Anthony Quinn Hero

Mission Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kyla Sharp Butte

September 9, 2011

Box Elder Man Indicted for Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Document
Pablo Gonzalez-Aviles a/k/a Yonis Noe Quintero

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Tory Ray Kirkie

September 7, 2011

Three Pierre Residents Arraigned on Conspiracy and Fraud Charges
Eric Sayer, Heather Unser, and Kevin Unser

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as Sex Offender
David George Flute, III

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Dakota Red Bear

Fort Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as Sex Offender
Sheldon St. John

Timber Lake Man Pled Guilty and Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds
Barry Hutchinson

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender
Charles Allen Grey Owl

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Damon LaRoche

Mission Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement
Kristen Traversie

September 6, 2011

New York Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Michael C. Hutchinson

Wakpala Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse of Person Incapable of Consenting & Aggravated Sexual Assault by Force
Justin Birdhorse

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Misprision of Felony
Oscar Lance Whiteman

Dupree Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Vicoprofen
Leland Brown Wolf

Mission Woman Sentenced in Meth Case
Arlene Love Siers

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Gary Gunhammer

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Anthony Wayne Kitteaux

September 2, 2011

Two Women Indicted for Using Stolen Credit Card
Ashley Standing Soldier and Sandra Martinez

Pine Ridge Man Indicted For Assault
Xavier Valeriean Long

Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Eagle Parts
Stanley Littleboy

Kyle Man Indicted for Drug Distribution
Lyle Ferguson

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Skye Valdez

August 2011

August 31, 2011

Bullhead Woman Pleads Guilty to Witness Tampering
Lucille Little Eagle

South Carolina Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Kenneth A. Grant

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charge
Craig W. Kirkie

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Dallas First In Trouble

August 30, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Dennis Melvin Hopkins

Wyoming Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Abusive Sexual Contact, Witness Tampering and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Nathan Eastman

St. Francis Man Acquitted of Sexual Abuse Charges
Lemoyne Blindman

Parmelee Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Josie Kills Plenty

August 29, 2011

Jury Finds McLaughlin Man Guilty of Sexual Abuse of Adopted Children
Michael Seibel

Washington Woman Sentenced for Using an Altered Credit Card
Jeanie Lynn Swanson

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse and Kidnapping
Patrick Brown Thunder

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Lucas LaRoche

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Anthony Quinn Hero

St. Francis Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Valencia Four Horns

August 26, 2011

Lake Andes Man Convicted of Multiple Rapes
James Bruguier, a/k/a James Bruguier, Jr.

Isabel Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact
Brent Two Bear

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Mail Fraud
John Pitlick

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Conrad Fleury

Pierre Man Charged with Unlawfully Taking Migratory Birds
Charles Ross

August 25, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Larceny
Alvin Lee White Dress

August 22, 2011

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges
Clement Paul Valandra

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Derek Daniel Black Elk

Former SDN Communications Employee Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud
Bradley Whitsell

Letcher Man Pleads Guilty to Concealing Person from Arrest
Theodore J. Nelson, Jr. a/k/a Ted Nelson

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Woman with Vacuum Cleaner
Marques High Elk

Washington Woman Sentenced on Firearm Charge
Heather Stahlhoefer

August 16, 2011

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Making a False Statement to Federal Agency
Miranda Marshall

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact with Child Under Age of 12
Isaac Caldwell

Manderson Man Guilty of Sexual Contact
Leonard Chase Alone

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Shooting
Ronald Richard Parker, Jr.

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault
Percival Zachary Mexican

Oelrichs Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Earl D. Dowty

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Merle Left Hand Bull

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Edward Zane Roubideaux

Dupree Woman Sentenced on Drug Charges
Jennifer Brown Wolf, aka Jennifer Clown

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Possession
Vincent Battese

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Russell Crazy Bull

Oglala Man Sentenced for Assault
Tristan Yellow Horse

August 15, 2011

Pukwana Man Sentenced on Abusive Sexual Contact Charge
Sonny J. Antelope

Mission Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Chester Dennis Marshall

Cherry Creek Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Burglary in Isabel
Christopher James Fire Cloud

August 12, 2011

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Shad Dillon

Ludlow Man Indicted for Selling Mortgaged Cattle
Allen Shane Smith

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Arson
Milton Mesteth

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Illegal Reentry
Albert Villannueva-Luna, a/k/a Albert Villannueva-Reyes

Kyle Man Pleads to Sex Abuse
Donald Bear Runner, Jr.

Lower Brule Woman Indicted on Marijuana Charges
Jane Big Eagle

August 11, 2011

Summerset Man Makes Initial Appearance on Firearm Charge
Paul F. Doering

August 10, 2011

Highmore Man Sentenced on Wildlife Charge
Michael L. Solberg

Kyle Man Acquitted
Charles Blue Bird

August 8, 2011

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of an Unregistered Firearm
Anthony Shane Anderson

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Cory Ray Crazy Bull

August 5, 2011

Box Elder Man Sentenced for Killing a Mountain Lion Near Mt. Rushmore
Shannon Homan

August 4, 2011

Guatemalan Man Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Gilmar Estuardo Santiago-Lopez

Pukwana Man Sentenced for DUI Resulting in Injury to Minor
Kalup Wade McGhee

Two Men Sentenced For Stealing an ATM
Kalup McGhee and Kelly McGhee, Jr.

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced for Sex Abuse
Kelly W. McGhee, Jr.

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Possession-Distribution of Meth
Dale Haukaas

Timber Lake Man Sentenced for False Statements to a Federal Agency
Roy Veit

August 3, 2011

Kansas Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Brandon J. Gooch, a/k/a Brandon J. Gooche

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting his Ex-Girlfriend
Cody Yellow

Parmelee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact and Child Abuse
Clarence Jeffrey Smith

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Simple Assault
Michael O’Rourke

Crow Creek Woman Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse
Carla J. Big Eagle

Mexican Man Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Francisco Javier Landin-Martinez aka Francisco Javier Landi-Martinez

August 2, 2011

Texas Woman Sentenced for Her Part in Fake Death Scheme
Rajmatee Kapadia, a/k/a Rajmatee Misir

Mexican Man Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Eric Garcia aka Eric Capetillo-Garcia aka Erik Capetillo-Garcia aka Jorge Paredes-Rivera

August 1, 2011

Little Eagle Man Indicted for Four Counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and Two Counts of Abusive Sexual Contact
Burton Little Dog

Tea Woman Sentenced for Labor Union Embezzlement
Terri Dunkelberger

Aberdeen Man Indicted for Illegally Hunting Waterfowl and Witness Tampering
Kyle Blubaugh

Hawarden Man Sentenced for Centerville Bank Robbery
Jeremy Bullock

Conrad, Iowa, Man Sentenced for Colman Bank Robbery
Sean P. Cavanaugh

Lower Brule Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender and Assault With a Dangerous Weapon
Charles Allen Grey Owl a/k/a Raymond Keith Grey Owl

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Merle Seeking Land

Wakpala Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Jeffery James Cadotte, Jr.

Denver Man Sentenced For Illegally Reentering the U.S. After Deportation
Daniel Diaz a/k/a Guillermo Espinoza

Wagner Man Sentenced for Assault With Intent to Commit Kidnapping
Marcus Marks - REVISED AUGUST 5, 2011

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Victor Clairmont

July 2011

July 29, 2011

Sommerset Man Indicted for Unlawfully Possessing a Firearm
Paul F. Doering

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Unlawful Killing of Mountain Lion Near Mount Rushmore
Tyler Krebs

July 27, 2011

Salem Man Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Failure to Appear
Thomas R. Kelley

July 26, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Keith Returns

July 25, 2011

Parmelee Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and First Degree Burglary
Trudell Smith, Jr.

Wood Man Indicted for Felon in Possession of Firearm
Paul Joseph

Tennessee Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Scott A. Winter

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding a Federal Officer
Cory Ray Crazy Bull

July 22, 2011

Manderson Man Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison for Sexual Abuse
James Shawn Jumping Eagle

Edgemont Woman Sentenced for Social Security Representative Payee Fraud
Barbara Norris, a/k/a Barbara Sibylle Hildebrandt

Nisland Man Acquitted of Firearm Charges
Mark Martin

Minnesota Man Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy
Aurelio Angel Solorio, a/k/a “Maniac”

Inmate and Wife Indicted for Escape
Salvador Chacon, Jr. and Karla Chacon, a/k/a Karla Tejeda

July 21, 2011

Crow Creek, Lower Brule, and Standing Rock Sioux Students Picked to Attend National Intertribal Youth Summit

Wanblee Man Indicted for First Degree Burglary and Larceny
Jeffrey Chipps

Dupree Man Sentenced on Wire Fraud Charge
Frank Veit

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Ruben Justin Flores

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Lionel Roubideaux

Rosebud Man Charged with Sexually Abusing a Minor
Carlisle Denoyer

St. Francis Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault
Reno Running Enemy

Dupree Woman Pleads Guilty to Hydrocodone Charge
Carlynn Clown

Ft. Thompson Man Indicted on Assault Charge
Jameson Ziegler

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
James C. LaRoche

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Lance G. Clemons

July 20, 2011

Ft. Thompson Woman Convicted of Drug Charges
Lori Seeking Land

Wood Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge
Peter Paul Fast Horse

Rapid City Man Indicted for Social Security Fraud and False Statements
Matthew Kurtenbach

July 19, 2011

Spring Creek Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Jacqueline White Buffalo Chief

St. Francis Woman Indicted for Federal Program Fraud
Matilda Black Bear, a/k/a Tillie Black Bear

July 18, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Lester Metcalf

Pine Ridge Man Guilty of Assault
Michael Goodman

Las Vegas Man Sentenced in Drug Case
J. L. Dye

Rosebud Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement or Theft from Indian Tribal Organization, Larceny, and False Statements
Teresa Swalley

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact and Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Eugene L. Featherman

Ft. Thompson Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault
Sheranda Shields

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting Girlfriend
Leland B. Benoist

Oglala Man Guilty of Manslaughter
Beau Dean Black Smith

July 15, 2011

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Guilty to Misprision of a Felony
Elizabeth Red Owl

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Distributing Marijuana on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
James Franco

July 14, 2011

Rosebud Man Indicted for Manslaughter
Christopher Two Lance

July 13, 2011

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Assault
Sarah Herman

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Damon LaRoche

July 12, 2011

Indian Country Prescription Drug Give Back Initiative Scheduled for July 15
Indian Country Prescription Drug Give Back Initiative Locations

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault
Anthony Quinn Hero

July 11, 2011

Bullhead Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Brandon Bagola

Three Sentenced on Drug Charge
Errol Medicine, Wynona Medicine, and Wilma Medicine

Mobridge Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Winfield Eagleman

July 8, 2011

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Jamie McMillan

Greenwood, South Dakota, Man Indicted on Assault Charges
Wambdi Fischer

July 7, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Fails to Register as Sex Offender
Michael Baca

Mission Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Tonya Lynn Waln a/k/a Tonya Leader Charge

Pine Ridge Man Convicted of Two Counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Gillman Long, a/k/a Dave Long

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Transportation of a Stolen Motor Vehicle
Ethan Alan Bordeaux

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
David Eagle Bear

Mission Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Alverna Eastman

Kyle Man Acquitted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Joseph Fool Head

July 6, 2011

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Phillip St. John

Rosebud Man Pled Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Merle Left Hand Bull

July 5, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Stealing Money and Wooden Carving from Four Bands Healing Center
Dennis Melvin Hopkins

Norris Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Russell F. Eagle Bear, III

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault
Marques High Elk

North Platte Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge
Louella Mae Bohman

Chamberlain Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Christopher Spider

July 1, 2011

California Woman Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Karla R. Atkins aka Karla R. Hanson

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Walter D. Padilla

Rapid City Man Indicted for Escape
Homer Cook

June 2011

June 30, 2011

Allen Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing a Minor
Brandonlex Sitting Bear

June 29, 2011

Minnesota Man Charged with Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds and Lacey Act Violations
Donald C. Sundell

Pine Ridge Man Indicted For Sexual Abuse
Christopher Lone Elk

June 28, 2011

Nevada Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Dee L. Flack

Nebraska Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Konrad Swimmer

McLaughlin Man Pleads to Voluntary Manslaughter
Kendall White Tail

LaPlant Man Charged with Making Threatening Communication by Telephone
Kendall Charger

Montana Man Indicted for Trafficking in Eagles and Migratory Birds
Ernie Stewart

June 27, 2011

Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert V. Rivera

Waubay Man Pled Guilty to Theft of Government Property
Thomas Iyarpeya

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
John R. Monroe, IV

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse
Justin Beardt

June 24, 2011

Denver Man Guilty of Living in United States illegally
Daniel Hermitano Diaz a/k/a Guillmero Espinoza

Madison Woman Charged with Theft and Fraud
Robin Lynn Sample, a/k/a Robin VanMaanen, a/k/a Robin Piehl

Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact
Jefferson Swallow

June 23, 2011

Manderson Man Convicted by Jury of Sexual Abuse
Leo Villarreal

June 21, 2011

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Eric Garcia, aka Eric Capetillo-Garcia, aka Erik Capetillo-Garcia, aka Jorge Paredes-Rivera

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Francisco Javier Landin-Martinez, aka Francisco Javier Landi-Martinez

Guatemalan Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Estuardo Santiago-Lopez

Dupree Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges
Leland Brown Wolf

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
John Denoyer

Mission Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement
Kristen Traversie

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Misprision of a Felony
Oscar Whiteman

June 20, 2011

Supreme Court Denies Request by South Dakota and Charles Mix County
to Hear Yankton Sioux Reservation Case

Wessington Springs Man Sentenced for Stealing Visa Gift Card
Loren R. Stuefen

Iowa Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jason D. Schomaker

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Michael A. Smith

Rapid City Man Sentenced to 51 Months Custody for Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Wayne C. Richards

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer Sentenced to Six Months in Custody
Tyler J. Peterson

Timber Lake Man Charged with Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds
Barry Hutchinson

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Nelson Miles Red Bird

Oglala Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Wilbur Toledo Flute

Oglala Woman Sentenced for Abuse of a Minor
Angela Jean Yellow Horse

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 97 Months in Custody on Child Pornography Charges
Mark Regan Glammeier

Baltic Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
Patrick Sean Callahan

Mission Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Benjamin Wayne Kitteaux

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Gary Gunhammer

Mission Woman Pleads Guilty to Meth Charges
Arlene Siers

Wanblee Man Charged with Possession of Marijuana and Cocaine Base
Keith Brown

June 17, 2011

Tokyo Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Kei Munakata

Missouri Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Thomas R. Thomas

Ft. Thompson Man Indicted on Drug Charge
Pedro St. John

McLaughlin Woman Acquitted of Second Degree Murder Charge
Prairie Rose White Buffalo

St. Francis Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Lemoyne W. Blindman

June 16, 2011

Oglala Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Tristan Yellow Horse

Fort Pierre Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Timothy D. Carroll

Rapid City Man Pleads to Marijuana Charges
Jaret Alan Hagar, aka Jarret Alan Hagar

Dupree Man Indicted for Assault
Maka Akan Inaji Frazier, a/k/a Najin Frazier

June 14, 2011

Lower Brule Man Indicted on Sexual Abuse Charges
John Estes, II

Fort Thompson Man Arraigned on Failure to Register Charge
David George Flute, III

June 13, 2011

Sisseton Man Pleads Guilty to False Tax Returns
Edward Red Owl

South Carolina Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Hamp L. Sumter, Jr.

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud
Bradley Whitsell

North Dakota Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
James A. Swartz

Last of 15 Defendants Sentenced in Meth Conspiracy
Jeffery Freking

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Destroying Document
Shirley White Buffalo

June 9, 2011

Watertown Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
Timothy M. Engels

Rapid City Woman Indicted for Leaving Community Alternatives of the Black Hills Without Permission
Lori A. Little Bear

Denver Man Indicted for Illegally Living in United States
Daniel Hermitano Diaz, a/k/a Guillmero Espinoza

June 8, 2011

Oklahoma Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jason D. Child

June 7, 2011

Parmelee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Clarence Jeffrey Smith

Rapid City Man Guilty of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Benjamin Godfrey Chipps, Jr.

June 6, 2011

Pine Ridge Woman Guilty of Embezzlement
Latonna Weasel Bear

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assault
Cole Brewer

California Woman Sentenced for Access Device Fraud
Melissa Iford

Mission Man Arraigned on Kidnapping and Interstate Domestic Violence Charges
Aaron Young

Chicago Man Sentenced to Six Months in Custody for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Steven Nichols

June 3, 2011

South Dakota Woman Indicted for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Delmarie Wounded Head, a/k/a Delmarie Tallman

Manderson Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Hermis Janis, Jr., a/k/a Hermis Earl Tall, Jr.

Iowa Woman Guilty of Illegally Possessing Firearm
Heather Stahlhoefer

June 2, 2011

Batesland Man Indicted for Unlawfully Trafficking in Eagles and Migratory Birds
Tilden Reddest

Porcupine Man Indicted for Unlawfully Trafficking in Eagles and Migratory Birds
Stanley Littleboy

Dupree Man Sentenced on Drug Charges
Floyd Clown, Sr.

Shoreview, Minnesota, Man Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud
John Edward Pitlick

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Keith Sun Bear

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Michael O’Rourke

June 1, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Daniel Joseph Rodriguez, a/k/a DJ Rodriguez

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Assault with Brass Knuckles
Sammi Jo Herman

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Thomas Janis

South Dakota Defendants Arraigned on Federal Charges of Illegally Trafficking in Eagle and Migratory Bird Remains
Shane Jones, a/k/a Shane Red Hawk, and Noella Red Hawk

May 2011

May 27, 2011

Hawaii Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Gabriel Kelekolio, Jr.

Iowa Woman Pleads to Using Fraudulent Credit Card
Jeannie Swanson

Hermosa Man Indicted for Fraudulently Obtaining Award Money from the National Science Foundation
Scott Thompson

May 26, 2011

Okreek Man Pleads Not Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact, Child Abuse, and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Adam Joe Hedrick

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Not Guilty to Stabbing
Wendell Albert Yellow Bull

Long Valley Woman Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder
Sharon McMillan

Cherry Creek Man Indicted for Burglary, Assault and Possession of Stolen Firearm
Christopher James Fire Cloud

May 25, 2011

Reliance Man Pleads Guilty to Accessing Child Porn
Douglas Fletcher

Mission Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges
Alverna Eastman

Rosebud Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge
Jacqueline White Buffalo Chief

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Percival Mexican

Sioux Falls Woman Guilty of Helping to Harbor Illegal Aliens
Maya Zisberg

Mexican Citizen Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation
Jose Rodriguez-Amaya, a/k/a Elvin Mendoza-Amaya

May 24, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Cocaine Distribution
Aaron Blackwater

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Dakota Red Bear a/k/a Cody Red Bear

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Chester Dennis Marshall a/k/a Dennis C. Marshall

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Burglary
Brian LaRoche

Dupree Man Sentenced in Drug Case
Ptan Clown

May 23, 2011

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Assault
Angelo Perez

Rapid City Man Indicted for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Benjamin Godfrey Chipps, Jr.

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Possessing a Firearm Illegally
Gilbert Blue Bird

Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty to Arson
Milton Mesteth

May 20, 2011

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Killing Man
Lucas New Holy

Mexican Citizen Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy Case
Armando Ixtlilco-Hernandez

St. Francis Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Israel A. Left Hand Bull

Ft. Thompson Woman Arraigned on Assault Charge
Sheranda Shields

Texas Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Leonard G. Gardner

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Stealing from School
Gaven Youngman a/k/a Gaven Afraid of His Horses

May 19, 2011

Marty Man Sentenced for Assault on a Federal Officer
Richard Bruguier

Huron Man Sentenced for Credit Union Burglary
Cory D. Bender

Mission Man and Woman Indicted For Distribution of Controlled Substance
Michael Waylon Brave and Arlene Claire Chauncey

May 18, 2011

Settlement Reached With Hayward Baker, Inc. in Federal Civil Case

Pukwana Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact
Sonny J. Antelope

Oelrichs Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Earl Dowty

Mission Man Indicted for Possession With Intent to Distribute
Chad J. Whirlwind Soldier, a/k/a Chad Colombe, a/k/a Chad Boyd, a/k/a Winks

May 17, 2011

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Christopher M. Mayhugh

Pierre Man Pleads to Using Fraudulent Document
Jose Carlos Martinez

Rosebud Man Sentenced on First Degree Burglary Charge
Jesse Andrews

Rosebud Man Sentenced on First Degree Burglary Charge
Duran Kelly

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
James C. LaRoche

May 16, 2011

Agency Village Woman Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
Amanda Marie Adams

McLaughlin Man Gets Two Life Sentences Plus 36 Months
Frederick One Feather, a/k/a Snow One Feather

Bullhead Woman Sentenced For Assaulting Another Woman
Paula Iron Shield, a/k/a Paula Crow Ghost

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Failing to Register as Sex Offender
Michael Baca

Rosebud Man Pleads Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
David Eagle Bear

May 13, 2011

Washington Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Failing to Pay Legal Child Support
Misty D. Wise, a/k/a Misty D. Clarke

May 12, 2011

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation
Eric Garcia, a/k/a Eric Capetillo-Garcia, a/k/a Erik Capetillo-Garcia, a/k/a Jorge Paredes-Rivera

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation
Francisco Javier Landin-Martinez, a/k/a Francisco Javier Landi-Martinez

May 10, 2011

Wyoming Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Ryan C. Schlueter

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Phillip St. John

Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery
Jeremy Bullock

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Lionel E. Roubideaux

May 9, 2011

May is Internet Safety Awareness Month

Michigan Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jason W. Beck

Tennessee Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Danny D. Hastings

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Eric Roubideaux

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Maurice Quigley

Dupree Man Pleads Guilty to Theft From Indian Organization
Colt Veit

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Dale Haukaas

Timber Lake Man Pleads Guilty to False Statement to Federal Agency
Roy Rollin Veit

May 6, 2011

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Drug Charges
Vincent Battese

Kyle Man Pleads Not Guilty to First Degree Burglary and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Charles Blue Bird

May 5, 2011

Louisiana Man Indicted For Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Jody Ray Dutton

May 4, 2011

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Not Registering as a Sex Offender
Russell Crazy Bull

May 3, 2011

Spokane Man Indicted for Attempting to Transport Firearm on Airplane
Jack Bresnahan

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Burglary
Kelly McGhee Jr.

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse
Kelly McGhee Jr.

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Victor Theodore Clairmont

Dupree Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
Frank Veit

May 2, 2011

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Structuring Deposits and Making a False Claim on a Tax Return
Wayne Wassink

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Making a False Statement during an Attempted Purchase of a Firearm
Easton L. Mercy

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Ruben Justin Flores

St. Francis Woman Sentenced for Manslaughter
Suzanna Valandra-Neiss

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced For Assaulting Officers
Patrick Wind a/k/a Patrick Azure

Manderson Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
James Shawn Jumping Eagle

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Ronald Richard Parker, Jr.

Mississippi Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Patrick P. Reed, Jr.

Guilty Plea Entered in Colman Bank Robbery
Sean P. Cavanaugh

Georgia Man Sentenced to 11 Days in Custody for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Elijah Demarcus Leavell

April 2011

April 29, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Providing Alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Harold Brewer, Jr.

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Register
Titus Leading Cloud

April 28, 2011

Parmelee Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Josie Kills Plenty

St. Francis Man Pleads Not Guilty to Interstate Transportation of a Stolen Motor Vehicle
Ethan Alan Bordeaux

Mission Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Bank Embezzlement, Bank Fraud, and False Bank Entry
Kristen Lee Traversie

April 26, 2011

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Scott A. Winter

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Jacquilyn Mousseau

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Making False Statements to a Federal Agency
Elizabeth Red Owl

Washington Man Sentenced on Conspiracy Charge
Francisco Garcia

Dupree Woman Indicted for Attempting to Acquire Controlled Substance
Carlynn J. Clown

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Child Abuse and Making False Statements to a Federal Agency
Jamie Lynn Eagle Bull

White River Man Arraigned on Charges of Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Abusive Sexual Contact, and Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Lloyd Cleveland Larvie

April 25, 2011

Wakpala Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Walter S. Chasing Hawk, Jr.

Colorado Woman Indicted for Drug Conspiracy
Kirstin Myrum

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Jerry Chasing Hawk

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Accessory After the Fact
Oscar Lance Whiteman

April 22, 2011

Rosebud Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Edward Zane Roubideaux

Kyle Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Joseph Fool Head

April 21, 2011

Oklahoma Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles A. Strong

Dupree Man and Woman Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute
Jennifer Brown Wolf and Leland Brown Wolf

Felon Pleads Not Guilty to Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Using a Controlled Substance
Gene Edward Taranto

Illegal Alien indicted for Fraudulent Use of ID and Social Security Number
Jose Carlos Martinez

Parmelee Man Pled Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ian James Burning Breast

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Assault
Percival Zachary Mexican

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Murder
Kendall Lee White Tail

McLaughlin Man Indicted for 13 Counts of Sexual Abuse & One Count of Child Abuse
Michael Seibel

April 20, 2011

President Obama has declared April to be Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 19, 2011

Pukwana Man Pled Guilty to Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury to a Minor Child
Kalup McGhee

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge
Austin P. Abernathy

New Mexico Woman Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Mabel M. Miller

April 18, 2011

North Carolina Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert E. Piorkowski

Florida Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud
Ex-Wife and Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Same Charge
Vij Misir and Rajmatee Kapadia

Rosebud Woman and Mission Man Charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Brittany Shaw and Matthew Scott

Pukwana Man Pleads to Bank Burglary
Kalup W. McGhee

Parmelee Woman Sentenced for Three Charges of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol with a Minor Present
Jennifer Leigh Grassrope

Mission Man Sentenced in Tampering Case
Robert Medearis

Mission Woman Sentenced on Assault Charges
Shana Schmidt

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Assault with Dangerous Weapon
Cody Yellow

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Leland Benoist

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 33 Months
T.J. Shan Looking Horse

April 15, 2011

Missouri Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Joseph Hinton

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana
James Franco

Tennessee Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Larry M. Hopkins

Hartford Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking and Killing of Migratory Birds
Randy Albers

Tea Man Sentenced to Life Imprisonment Plus 10 Years for Sex Trafficking of a Child by Force and Solicitation to Murder a Federal Witness
Brandon Quincy Thompson

Sioux Falls Man Indicted on Charges of Bank Fraud and False Bank Entries
Michael Edwin Smith

Sioux Falls Man Indicted on Charge of Bank Fraud
Vivian Mason

April 14, 2011

Tea Man Indicted for Concealing a Person from Arrest, Accessory after the Fact to Failure to Appear, and Providing a Firearm to a Prohibited Person
William Stegmeier

Letcher Man Indicted for Concealing a Person from Arrest and Accessory After the Fact to Failure to Appear
Theodore J. Nelson, Jr., a/k/a Ted Nelson

April 12, 2011

Illegal Alien Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Alberto Pedro Juarez-Nino, a/k/a Gordo

Chamberlain Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Christopher Allen Spider

April 11, 2011

California Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Austin R. Harper

Iowa Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Donald F. Hand, III

Oregon Felon Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Firearm
Carl Lopez a/k/a Kenneth Hutsell

Norris Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting His Father
Russell Eagle Bear, III

Dupree Man Sentenced for Bribery
Edward Washburn

Renner Man Sentenced on Drug Charges
Kenton Perry

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Floyd Black Spotted Horse

Rosebud Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Justin Gabriel

April 8, 2011

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Michael J. Bond

April 7, 2011

Jury Finds Salem Man Guilty of Failure to Appear
Thomas R. Kelley

Eagle Butte Woman Indicted for False Statements
Miranda Marshall

April 6, 2011

Tea Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Cameron Schwartzle

Bridgewater Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography
Kevin Clent Houston

Oglala Woman Pleads Guilty to Shaking Baby
Angela Yellow Horse

Kyle Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Corey Old Horse

Iowa Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jason D. Schomaker

Wisconsin Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Christopher M. Mayhugh

April 5, 2011

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
John Big Eagle

Nevada Man Indicted for Failing to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert J. Keil

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Curtis Lee New Holy

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Tanner Cyril Garreau, a/k/a Tanner Cyril Garreaux

April 4, 2011

Rockerville Man Indicted for Failure To Register or Update as a Sex Offender
Shawn Allan Mackey

Arizona Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Shawn I. Williams

Phoenix Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Steven L. Donaldson

April 1, 2011

Brookings Man Sentenced to Prison and over $5 Million in Victim Restitution
David Beulke

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding
Steven Nichols

March 2011

March 30, 2011

Three Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Errol Medicine, Wynona Medicine, and Wilma Medicine

Colorado Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Donald A. Martinez

Mobridge Man Pled Guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Winfield Eagleman

March 29, 2011

St. Francis Man Pled Not Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Dale Haukaas

Wyoming Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Nathan I. Eastman

March 28, 2011

Mission Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Reuben W. One Star

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Lance Dean Dorian

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Tyler J. Peterson

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Wayne C. Richards

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Kaila Naomi Scofield

Las Vegas Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Shaun Michael Dye

March 24, 2011

Oelrichs Man Arraigned on Two Separate Indictments
Earl D. Dowty

Rosebud Man Pled Not Guilty to Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Steven Nichols

March 23, 2011

Mission woman Arraigned on Charges of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Arlene Siers

St. Francis man Arraigned on Charges of Conspiracy to Distribute and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Dale Haukaas

March 22, 2011

Rapid City Woman Charged with Theft of Government Property and Fraudulent Acceptance of VA Payments
Patricia Maki

Lincoln, Nebraska, Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Troy M. Bull

St. Francis Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Randolph W. Points At Him

Parmelee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Having Sexual Contact with a Child
Clifton Whipple

Mission Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Tonya Waln, a/k/a Tonya Leader Charge

March 21, 2011

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and
Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Michael Goodman

Manderson Man Pleads Not Guilty to Charge of Abusive Sexual Contact
Leonard Chase Alone, Jr.

Rosebud Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing Children
Gilbert Oliver Crow Eagle, Jr., a/k/a Leonard Oliver

Texas Man Indicted for Mailing Envelope Containing White Powder to Citibank
Carl Edward Newton

March 18, 2011

Wagner Man Charged with Kidnapping, Assault with Intent to Commit Kidnapping, and Domestic Violence
Marcus Marks

Manderson Man Pleads to Stabbing
Hermis Earl Janis, Jr., a/k/a Hermis Earl Tall, Jr.

Chicago Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Michael Henley

March 17, 2011

Wakpala Man Indicted for Manslaughter and Child Abuse
Jeffery James Cadotte, Jr.

Kyle Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse, and Burglary
Donald Bear Runner, Jr.

Lead Man Indicted for Business Transactions Affecting Interstate and Foreign Commerce
David Olmsted

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Cole Brewer

Former Employee of OST Treasurer’s Office Pleads Guilty to
Taking Monies from Transit Office
Latonna Lynn Weasel Bear

March 15, 2011

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Keith Sun Bear

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Nelson Miles Red Bird

March 14, 2011

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement in Attempt to Purchase a Firearm
Easton L. Mercy

O'Neill, Nebraska, Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Max R. McClain

Texas Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Bobby Wayne Thomas

Minnesota Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Property
Anne Lezley Wyatt

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Assault of his Mother
Cleveland Arcoren

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Troy Young Fairbanks

March 13, 2011

Box Elder Man Sentenced to Probation for Tampering with Evidence
Justin Honea

March 11, 2011

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Access Device Fraud
Melissa Iford

Box Elder Man Sentenced to 33 Months for Assault
Morris William Eagle Bull, Jr.

March 9, 2011

Man Indicted For Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Russell Lewis Crazy Bull

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Chad Lee Doyle

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Benjamin Wayne Kitteaux

Antelope Man Indicted for Arson
Laverne White Horse

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary
Brian N. LaRoche

Wessington Springs Man Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Correspondence
Loren Stuefen

March 7, 2011

Wounded Knee, South Dakota, Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Russ Hollow Horn

March 4, 2011

Brandon Men Sentenced for Transmission of Wagering Information
Michael J. Reisch and Christopher J. Reisch

Manderson Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
James Shawn Jumping Eagle

Oglala Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Assaulting Tribal Officer
Timothy Bores A Hole

March 3, 2011

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possession of Cocaine
Emmanuel Julius Williams

Mission Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Case
Justin Henry Black Moon

McLaughlin Woman Pleads Guilty to Destruction of Evidence
Shirley White Buffalo

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Jeffrey Provancial

Rapid City Man Indicted for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number
Anthony Shane Anderson

Ludlow Man Indicted for Conversion of Mortgaged Property
Allen Shane Smith

Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Gilbert Blue Bird

March 2, 2011

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced to 48 Months for Distribution of a Controlled Substance to a Person under the Age of 21
Sammy Houston

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Burglary
Jesse Andrews

Idaho Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Custody for Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Brandon Spurway

March 1, 2011

West Yorkshire, England Woman Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Dawn L. Zwetzig

McLaughlin Man Sentenced in Sexual Contact Case
Monty Craig Green Leaf

Waubay Man Charged with Theft of Government Property
Thomas E. Iyarpeya

Parmelee Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Custody for Production of Child Pornography
Phillip C. Running

Rosebud Man Sentenced to Imprisonment for Assault
Edward Leon Wilson

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Burglary
Duran Kelly

Carter Man Sentenced after Jury Trial Conviction
Thomas William Frederick

Lower Brule Woman Sentenced on Firearm Charge
Lauren LaRoche

McLaughlin Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Matthew D. Hawk Bear

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse and Aiding & Abetting
Travis Weasel

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Koty Arcoren

February 2011

February 25, 2011

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
Roy Laverne Shilhanek

Baltic Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
Gerald John Boekhoff

Wagner Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Frank Fisher, Jr.

February 24, 2011

Rapid City Man Indicted for Failing to Update his Sexual Offender Registration
Titus Leading Cloud

Oglala Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Tristan Yellow Horse

February 22, 2011

Porcupine, South Dakota, Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder
Lucas New Holy

Rosebud Man Indicted for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Keith Sun Bear

February 18, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Found Guilty of Child Abuse
Donovan Tom Yazzie

Oglala Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Tristan Yellow Horse

February 17, 2011

Mission Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Chester Dennis Marshall, a/k/a Dennis C. Marshall

Oglala Man Charged with Murder
Beau Dean Black Smith

Pukwana Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Sonny J. Antelope

Man Guilty of Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Michael Flying Horse

February 15, 2011

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy
Armando Ixtlilco-Hernandez

Mission Man Pled Not Guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, and Possession of a Controlled Substance
Clement Paul Valandra

February 14, 2011

Cheyenne Vision Clinic, P.C. Settles Claims Brought Under the False Claims Act

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Eric R. Roubideaux

Three Men Charged with Commercial Sex Trafficking
Ronald Bonestroo, Jeffrey Krogman, and Daron Jungers

North Dakota Men Sentenced For Crimes Against Federal Officials
Michael H. Reed and Gregory A. Davis

Fort Thompson man pled guilty to distribution of marijuana to a person under the age of 21
Maurice Quigley

Mission Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Nicodemus J. Blue Bird

Mission Woman Sentenced for Robbery
Whitney G. Reifel

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
Nicholaus Pearce

February 11, 2011

Flandreau Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Marcellaine Wakeman

Nebraska Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Grant E. Berens

February 10, 2011

Little Eagle Man Sentenced in Embezzlement Case
Kenneth Mark Walking Elk, a/k/a Kenneth Howard, Jr.

Lead Woman Indicted for Obtaining Oxycodone
Sherry Goldsmith

Parmelee Woman Pleads Guilty to Three Counts of Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol with Minors Present in the Motor Vehicle
Jennifer Leigh Grassrope

Tennessee Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Danny D. Hastings

February 09, 2011

Huron Physical Therapist Settles Civil Claim Pursuant to False Claims Act
Reed Hittle and Precision Physical Therapy, Inc.

Jury Convicts McLaughlin Man of Sexual Abuse of Minor
Frederick James One Feather

Rapid City Man Indicted on Drug Charges
Jaret Alan Hagar, a/k/a Jarret Alan Hagar

New York Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Tiokasin K. Veaux, aka Kirby Veaux, aka, Tiokasin K. Ghost Horse

February 08, 2011

Seattle Man Guilty of Transporting Cocaine for Distribution
Alberto Juarez-Nino

Rosebud Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Gary Gunhammer

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Using Fraudulent Immigration Document
Ismael Morales-Montero

Oglala Man Sentenced for Child Abuse
Dominic Roan Eagle, Sr.

Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Michael A. Smith

Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Douglas G. Larew

Three from Bullhead Indicted for Assault and Witness Tampering
Lucille Little Eagle, Alex Little Eagle, Brandon Bagola

Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Austin R. Harper

Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Steven A. Hallauer

St. Francis Woman Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter
Suzanna Valandra-Neiss a/k/a Suzanna Valandra

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Patrick Wind

February 07, 2011

Pukwana Man Arraigned on Three Separate Indictments
Kelly W. McGhee, Jr.

Bullhead Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault
Paula Iron Shield, a/k/a Paula Crow Ghost

Pine Ridge man Sentenced 120 Months for Having Sexual Contact with Children
Raymond Anthony Clifford

Kyle Man Sentenced 36 Months' Jail Time for Abusive Sexual Contact
Kevin Lloyd Bull Bear

Las Vegas man pled not guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 50 kilograms of marijuana and distribution of a controlled substance
JL Dye

Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Charles Dean Anaya

California Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Etione C. Hudson

Little Eagle Man Sentenced in Embezzlement Case
Kenneth Mark Walking Elk, a/k/a Kenneth Howard, Jr.

February 04, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault of a Federal Officer
Lester Metcalf

February 03, 2011

Mission Man Convicted of Tampering with Evidence
Robert Medearis

Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Abusive Sexual Contact
Isaac Caldwell

Guilty Plea to Bribery Concerning Programs Receiving Federal Funds
Edward Rea Washburn

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Assault with Intent to Commit Murder
Boyd White Twin

Pukwana man arraigned for bank burglary and bank larceny
Kalup McGhee

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles A. Strong

February 02, 2011

Lead Man Sentenced on Drug Conspiracy
William Classon

Box Elder Man Guilty of Distributing Morphine
Shane Dixon

Lower Brule, SD, Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Bobbie Middletent

Bismarck Man Sentenced for Assault
Vincent Kills Plenty, Jr.

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Burglary
Justin Gabriel

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to  Sexual Abuse
Floyd Black Spotted Horse

February 01, 2011

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Man with Beer Bottle
T. J. Looking Horse

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escaping from CABH
Kevin High Elk

Kyle Man Indicted on Federal Charges for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Corey Old Horse

 

January 2011

January 28, 2011

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Myron J. Waddington

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Latonna Weasel Bear

Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
William Schmidt

January 27, 2011

Sioux Falls Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy Dismantled
Richard Cook, Nicole Bahrenfuss, Michael Gorman, Shaun Dye, William Leaver, Kenton Perry, Melissa Rieger

January 21, 2011

Two Arraigned on Federal Firearm Charges
Wayne C. Richards and Earl D. Dowty

Pine Ridge Man Arraigned on Charge of Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Wilbur Toledo Flute

Mission Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Eric R. Roubideaux

Charges Brought Against Man for Possession of a Fraudulent Immigration Document
Ismael Morales-Montero

January 20, 2011

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Charges of Third Degree Burglary and Aiding & Abetting
Brian N. LaRoche

January 19, 2011

Indiana Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Scott D. Fetty

January 18, 2011

Watertown Men Charged in 21-Count Indictment
Timothy M. Engels and Larry A. Jerde

January 14, 2011

Mellette County Burglary Suspects Make Initial Appearance in US Magistrate Court for Federal Firearm Violations
Wayne C. Richards and Earl D. Dowty

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Selling Cocaine
Kevin Wade Vaughn

California Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Zuya W. Thunder Hawk

Man from Mexico Sentenced for Illegal Entry After Deportation
Alejandro Nunez-Deanda

St. Francis Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Randolph W. Points At Him a/k/a Randy Points At Him

January 13, 2011

Huron Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography
Joshua Jerome Morse

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Donald F. Hand, III

January 12, 2011

Mission Man Sentenced for Structuring Bank Transactions
Earl Matthew Bordeaux, Jr.

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Shawn Allen Marrowbone

Mission Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Randy Running Horse, a/k/a Randy Brave Hawk

January 11, 2011

St. Francis Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Nola G. Charging Bear

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary
John T. Big Eagle

January 10, 2011

Wessington Springs Man Arraigned on Charges of Mail Theft, Obstruction of Correspondence, and Conspiracy
Loren R. Stuefen

Ridgeview Man Sentenced to 126 Months for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
Brian Roach

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Craig Moses Richard, a/k/a Craig Moses Cottier, a/k/a Craig Moses

Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Curtis New Holy

January 7, 2011

Porcupine, South Dakota, Man Arraigned on Charges of Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Abusive Sexual Contact
Jefferson Swallow

January 7, 2011

US Attorney’s Office Announces FY 2010 Recoveries

January 6, 2011

Rapid City Man Arraigned on Charge of Making a False Statement During Attempted Purchase of a Firearm
Easton L. Mercy

January 5, 2011

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Reuben W. One Star

Rapid City Man Arraigned on Drug Charges
Dustin Santos

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 41 Months in Custody for Injuring Woman & Child in Car Crash
Michael A. Hollow Horn

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Lance Dean Dorian

January 4, 2011

Wessington Springs Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud and Conspiracy
Kaila Scofield

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Charges of First Degree Burglary, Larceny, Possession of Stolen Firearms, and Aiding and Abetting
Jesse Andrews

Man Indicted for Illegally Possessing a Firearm
Gilbert Blue Bird

January 3, 2011

Chamberlain man sentenced for distribution of marijuana to a person under the age of 21
Cody Chasing Hawk

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Assault
Edgar Yellow Earrings

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 121 Months for Sexual Contact with Children
Jerry Farlee

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