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December 2012

December 28, 2012

Rapid City Man Indicted for Theft from United States Air Force
Roman Glenn, Jr.

Hot Springs Man Indicted for Passing Counterfeit Money
Jeffrey Walsh

Kyle Man Pleads Not Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Intoxicants in Indian Country
Thomas Lays Hard

Three Guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance
Clementine Swimmer, Theresa Cadotte, and Francis Dubray

Manderson Man Sentenced for Distribution of Marijuana
Nathan Ghost

Rapid City Man Convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Christopher Arehart

December 26, 2012

Wounded Knee Man Charged with Assault
King Martinez

December 20, 2012

Hermosa Man Charged with Escape
Barry Allman

Pierre Woman Charged with Making False Statement to a Federal Agency and Misprision of a Felony
Tanya Krietlow

Colorado Man Guilty of Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David A. Stetson

Woman Sentenced in Bank Embezzlement Case
Lona Mahon

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Elmer LaRoche

December 19, 2012

Two McLaughlin Women Arraigned on Burglary and Assault Charges
Thomasine Long Feather and Cassie Yellow Earrings

Mission Man Charged with Assault
Jody Brave

Rosebud Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Jesse Young

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced on Larceny Charge
Jocelyn Jean Chasing Hawk

December 18, 2012

St. Francis Man Charged with Assault
Jeffrey Curry

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Concealing and Destroying Evidence
Calvin Gillette

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Firearms Charge
Kimo Little Bird, Sr.

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced on Sexual Contact Charge
Marlem Dupris

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Martin Charger

December 17, 2012

Mission Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Robert Garrett

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Arson
Pamela Belt

Mexican Citizen Charged with Possession of Fraudulent Immigration Documents and Illegal Re-Entry After Deportation
Ismael Espinoza Ortiz, a/k/a Misael Ortega Sereseres

December 13, 2012

Martin Man Sentenced on Drug Charge
Jimmy Joe Cottier

Bullhead Woman Arraigned on Assault and Child Abuse Charges
Velnita Hairy Chin

December 12, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Assaulting a Federal Officer
Simon Antelope

Crow Creek Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana
Royce Kirkie

December 11, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Convicted of Sex Crimes
Patrick Brown Thunder

Texas Man Indicted on Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance
James Boyter

Martin Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Grover Lee Horned Antelope

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced on False Statement Charge
Jacie Cavanaugh

December 10, 2012

Manderson Man Guilty of Assault
Eric Kills Enemy at Night, a/k/a Eric Kills Enemy

Rapid City Man and Woman Charged with Firearm Offenses
Sheldon LaPointe and Larena Pipe on Head

December 7, 2012

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Merle Wilson

Martin Woman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Morphine
Tillie Dawn Dubray

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement
Jessica Frease

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Donald Douville

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Mahlon Cecil Jeffries

Kyle Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Property Owned by Oglala Lakota College
Brandon Ferguson

Le Mars Woman Sentenced for Theft in Connection with Health Care
Wendy Gonzales

Rapid City Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Jeffrey M. Chips, a/k/a Jeffrey M. Chipps

Mission Man Arraigned on Kidnapping and Assault Charges
William Robertson

December 6, 2012

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Gloria Louise Barrera

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for False Statement
Sophia Yellow Boy

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Lester Richard Estensen, a/k/a Lester Richard Estenson

December 5, 2012

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting
Harold James Black Bull

Pine Ridge Man Guilty of Second Degree Murder
Kyle C. Yankton

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Antoine Bissonette, Jr.

Parmelee Man Pled Guilty to Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Alvin Joseph Running Horse

Wanblee Man Guilty of Selling Marijuana Cigarettes
Roger Bettelyoun

Bismarck Man Indicted for Misuse of Farm Services Agency Loan
Wroper Kosel

Wounded Knee Man Guilty of Stealing Chainsaws from the BIA
Jeremy Elk

Keystone Man Indicted for Damaging Property at Mt. Rushmore
Jared Rutherford

Porcupine Man Indicted for Assault
Angelo Perez

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assaulting Officer
Clarence Janis

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement
Krissa Shewey

Pine Ridge Man Guilty of Assaulting Federal Officer
Andrew Cochran

Owner of Venecci Boutique Sentenced
Senad Sacipovic

Little Eagle Man Arraigned on Child Abuse Charges
Tyson James Keepseagle

November 2012

November 30, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Assault Charges
Carlin J. Jewett, Jr.

Winner Woman Sentenced for Misprision of a Felony
Allisa Hawkman

Dupree Man Arraigned on Burglary and Assault Charges
William Vandervier

Mission Man Sentenced on Sexual Contact Charge
George Scott, Jr.

Martin Man Sentenced for Distributing Marijuana
Brian Leroy DuBray

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
James Ewing, Jr.

November 29, 2012

Rosebud Man Charged with Assault and Robbery
Mitchell Stoneman

St. Francis Woman Charged with Access Device Fraud and Larceny
Mary Jo Flammond

Mission Woman Pled Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Kristen Bear Heels

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Phillip Young Hawk

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Child
Bradley Speker

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
David Low Dog

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ty Middletent

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person and Unlawful Taking of a Bald Eagle
Richard Coleman

Rosebud Man Charged with Interstate Transportation of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Larceny
Alec Eric Arapahoe, Jr.

Hermosa Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Barry Allman

November 28, 2012

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Simple Assault
Clifton Whipple

Two Men and a Woman Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Marijuana
Myron Dubray, Phillip Stands, and Patricia Pacheco

Winner Man Charged with Numerous Assault Charges
Darius Two Eagle

Mission Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Theophilus Gary

Martin Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Edwin Johnson

Mitchell Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Children
Terace Castaway

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Thomas Hacker

Two Men Indicted for Assaulting Adult Male
Norman Little Shield and Joshua Hale

Nebraska Man Sentenced for Interstate Transportation of Converted Property
Keith Allison

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Wade Goodface

November 21, 2012

Two Men Charged with Theft of Government Property
Dennis Mallow, Damon Bohnet

Dupree Man Arraigned on Assault and Firearms Charges
Elton Moses Lone Eagle, Sr.

Winner Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Taylor White Buffalo

Mission Man Sentenced for Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Lucas Swalley

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Ryan Wright

LaPlante Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Joseph Marshall

November 20, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Charges of Threatening a Federal Employee, Burglary, and Firearms Offense
Judson His Law, a/k/a Judson Two Dogs

Mission Woman Indicted on Health Care Fraud Charges
Tisha Leader Charge

Rosebud Woman Acquitted of Assault Charges
Shanna Moore

Ft. Yates Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Andrew Paul Ramsey

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Larceny
Steven Whiting

November 19, 2012

Keystone Man Sentenced for Killing Two Bull Elk
Henry Martens, Jr.

Lake Andes Man Pleads Guilty to Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Brent Silk

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Robbery
Levi D. Big Crow, Jr.

November 16, 2012

Nine Charged in IRS Fraud Case
Alphonso Rico Valdez, Charlie Frank Adams, Raunta Stanislaus Ellison, Jeremy Jamar Blount, Melissa Dinataly, Terry Daron Liggins, Marquis Butler, Christopher Jamel Lundy, and Christopher Duane Frierson

Mexican Man and Woman Charged with Bank Larceny
Ismael Espinoza Ortiz and Alejandra Corral Madrid

Dupree Woman Charged with Making a False Statement to a Federal Agency
Alisa Knight

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Blake Bordeaux

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault
William Garneaux

November 15, 2012

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Ina Crow Dog

November 14, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Cody Dean High Elk

Rosebud Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse
Anthony Fast Horse

November 13, 2012

Man Sentenced in Immigration Case
Engelberto Vasquez Salvador

Man Sentenced in Immigration Case
Pedro Ramos Garcia, a/k/a Israel Martinez Ramos

Watertown Man Sentenced in Firearms Case
Michael Angel Aguirre

Sioux Falls Man Indicted in Drug Conspiracy
Darrel Ray Hollingsworth

Sioux Falls Man Indicted in Drug Conspiracy
Casey Dean Hoefert

Federal Inmate Sentenced
Jose Delgado-Benitez

Huron Resident Pleads Guilty to Immigration Offense
Leodan Antonio Erazo

Alpena Resident Pleads Guilty to Immigration Offense
Cristian Mendez-Barrientos

November 9, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
Dustin Santos

Sharps Corner Woman Charged with Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Doreen Two Bulls

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Tribal Officer
Bennett Sierra Jr.

Rapid City Man Indicted for Escape
Eric LaDeaux

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Receiving Stolen Property
Paul Guerrero

St. Francis Woman Sentenced for Concealing Person From Arrest
Jamie Iron Shell

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Distribution of Marijuana
Francine Jensen

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Distribution of Marijuana
Chaske Lyndon Little Bear

November 8, 2012

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary
Jonathan Michael White Lance

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary Charge
Shace Looking Horse

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
David Scott Wright

Parmelee Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Kenna Young

Rosebud Man Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact
Randy Never Misses A Shot

Pine Ridge Man Charged With Sexually Abusing a Minor
Derek Black Elk

Oglala Man Indicted for Assault
Tristan Yellow Horse

November 7, 2012

Maryland Man Sentenced on Lacey Act Violations
Mark Belote

Sisseton Man Sentenced on Lacey Act Violations
Vernon Renville

November 5, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for December 2011 Burglary of Lewis Drug Pharmacy in Lennox
John Robert Graham

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse and Tampering with a Witness Charges
Robert I. Pomani

Kyle Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Liquor on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Thomas Lays Hard

Rapid City Man Guilty of Illegally Possessing .380 Firearm Ammunition
Michael Croyle

Sturgis Woman Charged with Stealing Money from Union
Melody Wouden a/k/a Melody DeLong

Montana Man Guilty of Possessing Child Pornography
Michael Blackburn

Pine Ridge Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Travis New Holy

November 1, 2012

Wessington Springs Man Arraigned on Firearms Charge
Jonathan Patrick Tyrrell

October 2012

October 31, 2012

Keystone Man Guilty of Assisting in Killing Two Bull Elk
Timmothy J. Burke

October 30, 2012

Pipestone Man Sentenced for Kidnaping by Confinement
Robert Ford

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Charmagne Means

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Great Western Bank Robbery
Alvione Anthony Jones

Wakpala Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Adrian Bryce Spotted Horse

Rapid City Man Pleads to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Jose Chavez-Hernandez

October 29, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Firearm Violation
Louden Garreau

Dupree Man Acquitted on Assault Charges
Joseph B. Bowker

McLaughlin Woman Indicted for Involuntary Manslaughter and Abuse & Neglect of a Disabled Adult
Kathleen Kuzior a/k/a Kathy Kuzior

Mission Woman Charged with Wire Fraud and Larceny
Clarice Brave

Kimball Man Charged with Assaulting Federal Officers
James R. Steckley

Rosebud Woman Charged with Witness Tampering
Ina Crow Dog

Rapid City Man Indicted for Assaulting Federal Officers
Sidney Lightning Fire

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Frank Hill

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Drug Distribution
David Mousseau

October 25, 2012

Oglala Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of Minor
Richard Two Bulls

Two Batesland Men Charged with Retaliation
Charles Colhoff, a/k/a Charles Goings, and William J. Morrisette

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Deputy United States Marshall
Richard Wolf Guts, a/k/a Gabriel Broken Leg

Watertown Woman Found Guilty of Theft of Government Funds and Misuse of Benefits by a Representative Payee
Jana Harford, a/k/a Jana Hagman, a/k/a Jana Becker, a/k/a Jana Jensen

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
Kyle Thomas Soltesz

Martin Woman Pleads Guilty to Selling Controlled Substances in a School Zone
Claudia Jeanine Apple

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Murder, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Ross Farrell

McLaughlin Man Charged with Firearm and Wildlife Violations
Jess Porras

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery
Raymond Walter Gassman

October 24, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Byron Eagleman

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault
Travis Creig Lewis, a/k/a Travis Farmer

Lake Andes Man Charged with Assault
Albert B. Fischer

Little Eagle Woman Sentenced for Wire Fraud
Kara One Feather

October 23, 2012

Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery
Michelle Marie Bock

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy
Brittany Lee King

October 22, 2012

Mission Woman Charged with Criminal Contempt
Kristene Leader Charge

October 19, 2012

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Reyes Aguilar-Antonio

October 18, 2012

Five Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Analogues
Corey Brandon Morrison, Gwen Arlene Pike, Andrea Jean Anderson, Thomas Patrick Harms, and Cynthia Renee Harms

U.S. Attorney Appoints District Election Officer to Oversee Voting Activity on November 6

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Terry Black Lance

Pine Ridge Man Charged with Sexual Abuse
Kaleb Mills

Wakpala Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Tyrel DeMarrias, a/k/a Tyrell DeMarrias

Arizona Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Lannie S. Cox

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Ronnie Leonard White Mountain

Family Members Indicted for Fraud
Shannon Running, Norman Running, Sr., and Norman Running, Jr.

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Roland Joseph Thundershield, a/k/a Roland Joseph Antelope

October 17, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Possessing Alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Darrell Spotted Elk, Sr.

Colorado Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support and Failure to Appear
Lance S. Henrickson

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Stephen J. Peterson

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Mark Steven Shepard, a/k/a Kellynn Daleigh Kennedy, a/k/a Kellynn Dalemay Kennedy, a/k/a Mark Oliver Gallaher

Man Pleads Guilty to Immigration Offense
Jose Perez-Cardenas, a/k/a Enrique Perez

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Drug Offense
James Clifford Slick Basham

Man Sentenced for Immigration Offense
Jose Antonio Donis-Rodriguez, a/k/a Edwin Hernandez

Pine Ridge Man Charged With Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Assault
David White Calf

October 16, 2012

Martin Woman Pleads Guilty to Possession of Marijuana
Renee Lynn Mousseaux

Green Bay Man Sentenced for Killing a Buffalo
Joseph Wilmet

Two Watertown Men Sentenced for Firearms Violations
Thomas Charles Drippon and Nelson Flute

Pine Ridge Woman Guilty of Assault
Matilda Iron Teeth, a/k/a Matilda Red Shirt, a/k/a Tilly

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Domestic Assault Charge
Curtis Grant Thompson, Sr.

October 15, 2012

Okreek Woman Sentenced for Making False Statements Relating to Health Care Matters
Shirlee Anne Clothier, a/k/a Anne Shirlee Morrison, a/k/a Anne Bordeaux, a/k/a Shirlee Anne Bordeaux

Manderson Man Charged with Assault
Eric Kills Enemy at Night, a/k/a Eric Kills Enemy

Rapid City Man Guilty of Assaulting Park Ranger
Cody Gallagher

Wanblee Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Marijuana
Royce Gone

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
James LaDeaux

October 12, 2012

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding
Glen Eagle Thunder

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced on Larceny Charge
Aaron Grass Rope

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting an Officer
Matthew Dupris

October 11, 2012

St. Francis Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter
Thomas Hacker

Two Men Indicted for Sexual Abuse, Kidnapping, and Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Joseph Mark Eagle and Justin Jerome Howard

Fort Pierre Man Indicted for Distribution of Marijuana
Dalton Mollard

Valentine Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Theft from a Gaming Establishment on Indian Lands
Michelle Carrier, a/k/a Michelle Witt-Moore

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Dino Kane

Fort Thompson Woman Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Leigha R. Koster

October 10, 2012

Mobridge Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
David Dekker

St. Francis Woman Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter
Mary Jo Flammond

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Tanya Walking Eagle

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Cocaine
Louis Michael Pacer, a/k/a Mike Pacer

Parmelee Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Alvin Running Horse, Jr.

Norris Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Mark Clairmont

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Kidnapping and Aiding and Abetting
Jerett Jakeway

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Daryl Lee “Chipper” Goings, Sr.

Pierre Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds
Charles R. Ross, d/b/a ScatterGun Lodge

Rosebud Man Sentenced as Drug User Possessing Firearm
David Kills In Water

New York Man Sentenced on Larceny Charge
Bobby R. Olson

Rosebud Man Sentenced in Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Nathan Janis

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Barbara Duysak, a/k/a Barbara McCloskey

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Mahlon Cecil Jeffries

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
James Ewing

Parmelee Man Sentenced in Sexual Abuse Case
Randall Carl Little Thunder

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition
Wesley Wade Running Shield

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Possessing over 500 Grams of Methamphetamine
Victoria Lee Running Hawk

North Dakota Man Indicted for Assault
Joey White Eagle

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Carlin J. Jewett, Jr.

Little Eagle Man Arraigned on Domestic Violence Charge
Ace Makes Him First

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Rodney Lyman Reeds

Mission Woman Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Child Abuse
Kristen Bear Heels

Bullhead Man Indicted on Two Counts of Assault
Morgan Luke Bagola

October 9, 2012

Rapid City Surgeon Convicted of Tax Evasion, Failure to Report Foreign Accounts
Edward J.S. Picardi, M.D.

Kenel Man Sentenced for Domestic Abuse by Habitual Offender
Kerby St. John

McLaughlin Man Guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Assault with Dangerous Weapon
Nathan Martin

Three Men Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Dennis Red Elk, Maurice Johnson, Daniel Gangone

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Escape
Harold Brewer Jr.

Cherry Creek Man Guilty of Sexual Contact with a Minor
Marlem Dupris

Wanblee Woman Guilty of Child Abuse
Kehuanna Poitra

Four Indicted for Drug Conspiracy in Todd County
Phillip Stands, Jo Ann White Buffalo, Alfred Eagle Deer, Jr., and Joe Buck Colombe

Wounded Knee Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Avery Hawk Wing

Manderson Man Indicted for Stabbing
Lawrence Harvey

October 5, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition
Wesley Wade Running Shield

Parmelee man charged with Sexual Abuse was sentenced to 108 months in custody and 5 years of supervised release
Randall Carl Little Thunder

Rosebud man charged with Theft from Indian Tribal Organization sentenced to 6 months in custody, 6 month at a residential re-entry program, 3 year supervised release and $33,816.20 in restitution
Nathan Janis

New York man sentenced on larceny charge
Bobby R. Olson

Eagle Butte woman pleads guilty to larceny
Jocelyn Chasing Hawk

Rosebud Man Sentenced as Drug User Possessing Firearm
David Kills In Water

Manderson Man Indicted for Stabbing
Lawrence Harvey

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Daryl Lee "Chipper" Goings, Sr.

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Possessing over 500 Grams of Methamphetamine
Victoria Lee Running Hawk

HARTFORD WOMAN SENTENCED IN DRUG CONSPIRACY
Lacey Amber Larson

October 2, 2012

U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO SOUTH DAKOTA TRIBES

October 1, 2012

Wounded Knee Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter

September 2012

September 28, 2012

October Designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

U.S. Attorney Announces Department of Justice Grants

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Concealing and Destroying Evidence
Calvin Gillette

Mission Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Robert Romero

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Robert Garrett

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Burglary
Shace Wayne Looking Horse

Lower Brule Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Adeline Skunk

Lower Brule Woman Sentenced for Assault
Keesha Ewing

Pierre Man Indicted for Distribution of Marijuana
Rider Sheard

Pierre Man Charged With Distribution of Marijuana
Michael Mancuso

September 27, 2012

Nine Individuals Indicted for Conspiracy to Harbor Aliens and Harboring Aliens

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ennors Abraham Quick Bear

Federal Inmate Charged with Escape
Bryce Allen Larvie

Rosebud Man Charged in Burglary
Eddie Tunstall, III

Mission Man Charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Gary Emery

St. Francis Woman Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse
Rita Runs Above

St. Francis Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Sexual Abuse
Jonathan Mark Blindman

September 26, 2012

Wanblee Man Sentenced in Kidnapping Case
William Jakeway

Minneapolis Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jesse L. Brown Otter

September 25, 2012

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Royce Gregory Loudner

Lower Brule Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Glen Eagle Thunder

Rosebud Woman Charged with Assault
Sarah Richards

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Witness Retaliation
Allan Kermit Chasing Hawk

Rosebud Man Charged in Burglary
Timothy Picotte

U.S. Attorney Encourages Participation in Drug Take-Back Day

September 24, 2012

Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
Lona Mahon

Missouri Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Todd J. Larson

September 21, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Peter Allen Villerreal

Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Escape
David Paul Wood

Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Escape
Louiz Pena-Hermosillo

Lake Andes Man Charged with Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Brent Silk

September 20, 2012

Waubay Man Guilty of Unlawful Possession of Migratory Birds and Unlawful Possession of Endangered Species
Kevin Jorgenson

California Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Jon R. Misquadace, a/k/a Jon R. Misquadace-Spry, a/k/a Jon R. Spry

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Kidnapping, and Assault
Isiah Bryson Mesteth

September 19, 2012

Mobridge Man Sentenced to 151 Months for Meth Conspiracy
Tim Stout

Wakpala Man Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case
Lyle Baker

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Two Victims
Kevin Fischer

Texas Man Charged with Fraudulent Use of an Official Pass and False Personation
William Linthicum

September 18, 2012

Iowa Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft in Connection with Health Care
Wendy Gonzales

September 17, 2012

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Lyle Ferguson

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Assault
Jody Jeremy Dupris

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Making a False Statement
Jacie Cavanaugh

September 14, 2012

Winner Man Sentenced on Failure to Register Charge
Burton King

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
Tyler Walters

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Sean Johnson

Valentine Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Blake Bordeaux

September 13, 2012

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary
Harold James Black Bull

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Stolen Property
Paul Ramsey Guerrero

Mission Man Sentenced for Second Degree Murder
Lawrence Anthony Whipple

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary
Donald Douville

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Justin Beardt

Interior Man Indicted for Distributing a Controlled Substance in a School Zone
Gerald Baker, Sr.

Rapid City Man Indicted for Possessing Child Pornography
Gary Whiting

Iowa Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
LeRoy R. Boster

Iowa Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles L. Coyle

Valentine Man Guilty of Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Marvin Seth Dubray

September 12, 2012

Iowa Pair Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud the Government Sentenced
Reena Slominski and Howard “Jack” Aleff

Huron Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge
Martin Rios, Jr.

Presho Man Indicted for Being Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Clint Brown

White River Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Francisco White Buffalo

White Horse Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Cliff Younger Marshall, Jr.

September 11, 2012

Little Eagle Man Sentenced to 108 Months for Sexual Abuse
Grady Laine Uses Arrow

Never Misses A Shot Sentenced for Making False Statements
Michael Todd Never Misses A Shot

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
Ronald Eugene Stocker

Arizona Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
James Lee Walker

Rapid City Man Charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm Ammunition
Michael Croyle

Porcupine Man Indicted for Burglary and Abusive Sexual Contact
Travis New Holy

Two Men Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute
Ryan Scott and Stanley Councillor

September 7, 2012

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Dellenita LaClaire

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Ty L. Middletent

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charge
Douglas LaRoche

September 6, 2012

Man Subject to Protection Order Pleads Guilty to Possessing Firearm
Samuel Darrell Lane

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Daniel Thomas

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Kyle Merritt

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charge
David Ross Low Dog

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Ivan Looking Horse, Jr.

September 5, 2012

Mission Man Charged with Assault
Terence Antoine

Winner Woman Pleads Guilty to Misprision of a Felony
Allisa Hawkman

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Theophilus Joseph Gary, Jr.

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Burglary and Resisting a Federal Officer
Ty Syro Yellow Eyes, a/k/a Ty Murray

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Loren Dog Eyes

Porcupine Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Corey Good Crow

Rapid City Man Guilty of Failing to Register as Sex Offender
Shaun Meyer

Keystone Man Charged with Killing Two Elk
Timmothy J. Burke

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Kevin Apple

Porcupine Man Charged in Stabbing
Lucas Tail

September 4, 2012

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Anthony Little Hoop, Jr.

Rosebud Man Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact
Benjamin George Murphy

August 2012

August 31, 2012

Swiftbird Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Failure to Register
Chad Two Hearts

United States Attorney Releases Annual Report
Significant Increase in Prosecutions

Fort Thompson Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Jarrod Johnson a/k/a Jerrod Johnson

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Glen Eagle Thunder

August 30, 2012

Martin Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Jimmy Joe Cottier

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault
Alphonso Belt

Rosebud Man Charged with Robbery and Assault
Raymond Walter Gassman

Mission Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Eddie Hummingbird

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm and Wildlife Offenses
Richard Coleman, Jr.

Oklahoma Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Rodney L. Bolin

Tennessean Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Alfred L. Richmond

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Charmagne Means

August 29, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
George Scott, Jr.

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse by Force or Threat
Bradley Speker

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of Firearm
Alan J. Moon

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

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny and Aiding and Abetting
Steven Whiting

Bullhead Man Charged as Habitual Offender
Willard Paul Farrell, III

August 28, 2012

Mission Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Markis Rattling Leaf

Watertown Couple Indicted on Multiple Fraud Charges
Tashia Lynne Weeks and Chad Michael Barton

McLaughlin Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Ronnie White Mountain

Agency Village Man Charged with Kidnaping and Assault
Justin Lee Muskrat

Lake Andes Man Charged with Sexual Abuse
Ray Flying Hawk

Mission Woman Charged with Assault
Misty Swalley

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery
Levi D. Big Crow

Pierre Man Indicted for Escape
Dakota Lee Dillon

Manderson Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Marijuana
Nathan Ghost

August 27, 2012

Crow Creek Man Indicted for Conspiracy & Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Royce Kirkie

Two Make Initial Appearance on Immigration Charges
Moises Felix-Gonzalez and Leodan Antonio Erazo

August 24, 2012

St. Francis Man Arraigned on Charges of Involuntary Manslaughter and Child Abuse
Dino Dean Kane

Parmelee Man Indicted for Assaulting a U.S. Marshal
Richard Wolf Guts a/k/a Gabriel Broken Leg

August 23, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Shea Mitchell Reiners

Federal Inmate Sentenced for Possession of a Prohibited Object by an Inmate
William Smith

Fort Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault and Failure to Register
Simon Antelope, Jr.

August 22, 2012

Wagner Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Harold Dean Johnson, Jr.

August 21, 2012

St. Francis Woman Pleads Guilty to Concealing Person from Arrest
Jamie Iron Shell

August 20, 2012

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
Andrea Ruth Barrera

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Christopher Arehart

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Interstate Transportation of Converted Property
Keith Allison

Fort Thompson Man Pleads to Larceny Charge
Aaron Grass Rope

Rapid City Man Indicted for Assaulting a Park Ranger
Cody Gallagher

Oglala Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse of a Child
Norman Yellow Hawk

Montana Man Indicted for Firearm Offenses and Possessing a Stolen Motor Vehicle
Steven Shane McCann

Martin Man Sentenced for Two Assaults Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Everett Libby

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Simple Assault and Misprision of Felony
Jamie Eagle Bull

Batesland Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
George American Horse

Minnesota Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Martin Zaic

August 17, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges Related to December 2011 Lennox Pharmacy Burglary and High Speed Chase
John Robert Graham

Waubay Man Charged in Death of Minor
Mario Contreras

Michigan Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Stephen J. Peterson

Flandreau Man Charged with Assault
Jared Sully

August 16, 2012

Crow Creek Woman Indicted for Conspiracy and Distribution of Methamphetamine and Marijuana
Buffy Dion

Three Sioux Falls Men Indicted for Possession With Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Alexis Salgado, James Menard, David Andrews

Garretson Man Arrested for Possession of Stolen Mail And Obstruction of Correspondence
Michael Dallas Andersen

Dupree Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Cody Dean High Elk

August 15, 2012

Amended--Rosebud Woman Sentenced in Drug Distribution and Conspiracy Case
Marie Whirlwind Soldier

Winner Man Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter
Taylor White Buffalo

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Andrew Spotted Elk

Arizona Man Charged with Assault
Randy Walthers

Little Eagle Man Pleads Guilty to Habitual Domestic Assault
Arthur Taken Alive

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Charles His Law

Sisseton Man Pleads Guilty to Taking Wildlife Without Proper Licenses
Vernon Renville

Parmelee Woman Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter
Kenna Young

Edgemont Man Indicted for Fraudulently Receiving Unemployment Benefits
Terry Beard

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Unregistered Firearm
Zane M. Swimmer

Colorado Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
Oscar Ojeda, a/k/a Oscar Octavio Ojeda Villava

August 14, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Stolen Firearm
Lucas Swalley

Mission Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Ronald Kills In Water

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Third Degree Burglary
Jonathan Michael White Lance

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana
Chaske Lyndon Little Bear

McLaughlin Woman Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana
Francine K. Jensen

August 13, 2012

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Theft and Fraud
Patricia Maki

Mission Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Jason DeSersa

August 9, 2012

Operation Eagle Eye
Thirteen Individuals Indicted for Drug Trafficking in Jackson and Shannon Counties

Colorado Man Sentenced on Firearm Charge
David McKeehan

Rapid City Man Guilty of Escape
Phillip Young Hawk

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Joseph Arcoren

August 8, 2012

Bullhead Man Indicted for Assault
Ansel White Eagle, Jr.

August 7, 2012

Terra Haute, Indiana, Man Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Joshua Julian

St. Francis Man Indicted for Being Drug User in Possession of Firearm
Antoine Kills In Water

Valentine Woman Charged with Wire Fraud, Theft from Gaming Establishment on Indian Lands, and Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Michelle Carrier, a/k/a Michelle Witt-Moore

August 6, 2012

Illinois Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Bryan L. Pults

California Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Christopher J. Michell

August 3, 2012

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy
Keith Lyle Brown

Michigan Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Stephen J. Peterson

Arizona Man Indicted for Failing to Pay Legal Child Support
Ray Young

McLaughlin Man Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge
Jody Red Bird

Valentine Man Charged with Assault
Marvin Seth Dubray

August 2, 2012

Colorado Man Sentenced for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm
David McKeehan

Rapid City Woman Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
Gloria Louisa Barrera

Cherry Creek Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Marlen William Dupris

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charge
Martin Charger

Ft. Thompson Woman Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter
Leigha R. Koster a/k/a Leigha R. Tapio

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Joseph Arcoren

August 1, 2012

Pine Ridge Woman Pleads Guilty to False Statement
Sophia Yellow Boy

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Eric Reyes

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Charge
Louden Garreau

Wanblee Woman Sentenced for Intoxicants Possessed Unlawfully in Indian Country
Florine Chipps, a/k/a Florine Conquering Bear

July 2012

July 31, 2012

Four Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance Analogue
Garrett King Bostwick, Bradley King Bostwick, Charlie William Caulder, and Jason Michael Lawrence

Wakpala Man Sentenced to 360 Months for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Gerard Deshauquette

McLaughlin Man Sentenced to Over 15 Years for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Burton Little Dog

Colorado Man Sentenced to Imprisonment for Drug Conspiracy
Joseph Gilbert Vigil

Four Plead Guilty to Counterfeiting
Jared Thompson, Nicholas Dooyema, Roy Brown, and Robyn Adolph

Pine Ridge Couple Indicted for Death of Infant Son
Abraham Red Cloud and Whitnee Eagle

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
Daniel Berry

Kyle Man Indicted for Theft from Oglala Lakota College
Brandon Ferguson

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of Firearm Charge
Wayne Besherse

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Travis Creig Lewis

Fort Thompson Man Indicted for Assaulting Federal Officer
Dwight Rank

Mission Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Officer
Marjorie Lunderman

Batesland Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Abraham Romero

Wanblee Man Guilty of Stealing Truck
Godfrey Chipps

Kyle Man Charged with Having Alcohol on Pine Ridge
Thomas Dean Lays Hard

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault
Samuel Daniel Nelson

July 27, 2012

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Deb Cuny

July 26, 2012

Two Indicted for Making and Passing Counterfeit Checks
Timothy Maddox and Michael Rinker

Cherry Creek Man Indicted for Assault
Kaleb Earl Hollow Horn

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Terry Black Lance

July 25, 2012

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Lance S. Henrickson

July 24, 2012

Three Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Samuel Joseph Pfeifle, Sean Michael McFarland, and Brandon Russell Newell

45 Count Indictment Charges Tax Violations By Local Businessmen
Jerome Adrian, Jared Adrian, and Raymond Ehrman

Pierre Man Sentenced on Fraud Charge
Erik Sayer

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault
Sheldon Gerry

Little Eagle Woman Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud
Kara One Feather

July 23, 2012

Miller Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement and Money Laundering
Susan Mareska

Okreek Woman Pleads Guilty to False Statements Relating to Health Care Matters
Shirlee Anne Clothier, a/k/a Anne Shirlee Morrison, a/k/a Anne Bordeaux, a/k/a Shirlee Anne Bordeaux

July 20, 2012

Big Bend Community Member Sentenced on Misprision of Felony Charge
Loren “Rocky” Fallis

Peever Man Found Guilty of Abusive Sexual Contact
Marcos Davila

Pipestone Man Convicted at Trial of Kidnaping by Confinement
Robert Ford

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced for Assault
Charles His Law

Rosebud Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Darrell Bear Robe

Mission Man Charged with Assault
William Garneaux

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Stealing
Miranda Walters

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Assault
Adam Poor Bear

July 19, 2012

Sioux City Woman Charged with Bank Robbery in Federal Court
Michelle Bock

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Stabbing
Ervin Daniel Addison

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Stealing from Farmer's Union Cenex
Gorgianna Mae Hepperle

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Tanya Walking Eagle

July 18, 2012

Bismarck Man Indicted for Kidnapping, Assault with Intent to Commit Felony, and Tampering with a Victim
Harlan J. Fisher

July 17, 2012

Minnesota Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Rosendo Garcia-Navarro

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Adam Bordeaux

South Dakota Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee Names Beadle County State's Attorney Prosecutor of the Year
Moore Honored for Efforts to Combat Domestic Violence

Eagle Butte Men Sentenced for Burglarizing Residence
Lawrence Oakie, a/k/a LBJ Oakie, and John Rousseau, Jr.

July 13, 2012

Conference to Provide Training for Victim Service Providers
Offering Hope to Victims in the Spirit of Justice Conference to be held in Fargo, ND

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Murder
Kyle C. Yankton

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Nathan Janis

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Barbara Duysak

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Drug User in Possession of Firearm
David John Kills In Water

Astoria Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
John D. Fuller

July 12, 2012

Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Gustavo Diego-Gonzalez, a/k/a Gustavo Gonzalez, a/k/a Victor Sanchez-Ochoa

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Bank Robbery
Alvione Jones

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Larceny
Bobby R. Olson

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ennors Abraham Quick Bear

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Randall Carl Little Thunder

July 10, 2012

Lower Brule Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault
Keesha Ewing

Winner Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register and Failure to Pay Child Support
Burton W. King

Colorado Woman Sentenced for Stealing at Mt. Rushmore
Raquel Janet Diaz

Mission Man Charged with Maiming, Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, and Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Willard L. Dorian

Parmelee Man Charged with Third Degree Burglary, Larceny, and Aiding and Abetting
Donald Douville

July 9, 2012

Mission Man Charged with Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Robert Garrett

July 6, 2012

Signing Ceremony to Take Place at Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Headquarters
Landmark Memorandum of Understanding to be Signed

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Robert Romero

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted in Stabbing
Matilda Iron Teeth, a/k/a Matilda Red Shirt, a/k/a “Tilly”

July 5, 2012

Two Ft. Thompson Men Sentenced for Second Degree Murder and Voluntary Manslaughter
Alphonso Drapeau, III and Gavin Drapeau

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Mail Theft
Chelsea Uchytil

Gillette Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Christopher A. Pharris

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

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Retaliating Against a Witness
Allan Kermit Chasing Hawk

Herreid Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds and Lacey Act Violations
Ronald M. Mittleider

July 3, 2012

Rapid City Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement
Krissa Shewey

Montana Man Indicted for Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography
Michael Blackburn

New Jersey Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Ronald G. Jones, Sr.

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Sexual Contact with a Minor
Raymond Uses The Knife III

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as Sex Offender
Kermit Bear Stops

Pierre Man Convicted of Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds
Charles M. Ross

July 2, 2012

Colton Man Sentenced in Conspiracy to Destroy Evidence
Robert Butts

Pine Ridge Man and Woman Charged with Child Abuse
Shalaine Bear Runner & Mitchell Gay

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Joseph Cloudman

June 2012

June 29, 2012

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Larceny and Burglary Charges
Jocelyn Chasing Hawk

June 27, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Pleads to Assaulting a Tribal Officer
Bennett Leroy Sierra Jr.

Man and Woman from Rapid City Guilty of Selling Counterfeit Items
Bar Braver and Ravaye Meltzer

June 26, 2012

Canton Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Mark Ross

Alcester Woman Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
Tylese Rodriquez, a/k/a Tylese Marie Pearson

Parmelee Man Charged with Robbery and Assault
Levi Big Crow, Jr.

Manderson Man Indicted for Assault
Eric Kills Enemy at Night, a/k/a Eric Kills Enemy

Rapid City Man Indicted for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Shaun Jason Meyer

June 25, 2012

Operation Prairie Pharm
Twelve Individuals Indicted for Drug Trafficking in Bennett County

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charge
Sean Johnson

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Two Assaults on Two Victims
Jody Jeremy Dupris

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing a Minor
Jason One Feather

Rapid City Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement
Jessica Frease

Wakpala Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault
Lyle Baker, Sr.

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance
David Mousseau

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder
Lawrence Anthony Whipple

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Burglary and Resisting a Federal Officer
Ty Yellow Eyes

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary
Tyler Walters

Lower Brule Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Adeline Skunk

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Burglary and Larceny Charges
Jacie Cavanaugh

Mexican Citizen Sentenced for Illegal Reentry
Manuel Flores-Cortez

Mission Man Charged with Assault
Byron Eagleman

Rosebud Man Sentenced on Charge of Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding a Federal Officer
Joel Emery Marshall

Norris Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Child Abuse, and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol with a Minor Present in the Motor Vehicle
Mark Clairmont

Wanblee Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Aiding and Abetting
William Jakeway

Montana Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Anthony Pease

Kyle Man Sentenced on Firearm Charge
Angel Vasquez

June 19, 2012

Oglala Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact
Christopher Lone Elk

Georgia Man Guilty of Making a False or Fictitious Statement; Sentenced to Prison and Restitution
Randolph Hill

Mission Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Clayton Paul High Pipe, Jr.

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Loren Dog Eyes

Scottsbluff Man Sentenced for Living in U.S. Illegally
Juan Villa-Mejia

June 18, 2012

Miller Man Indicted for Violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Witness Tampering
Jeff G. Blachford

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Counterfeiting
Carlos Ambriz, Jr.

St. Francis Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Anthony Little Hoop

Three Men Indicted on Hunting Violations
Mike Bishop, Mike Evangelista, and Vernon Renville

June 15, 2012

McLaughlin Men Sentenced for Assault
Kenton Walks and William Little Bear

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Wilbur Toledo Flute

Colorado Woman Indicted for Bank Fraud
Sandra Artichoker

June 13, 2012

Tea Man Sentenced for Accessing and Possessing Child Pornography
Cameron Schwartzle

Wounded Knee Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Clayton Dale Jealous of Him

Pine Ridge Man Pleads to Third Degree Burglary
Phillip George

June 12, 2012

Two Federal Inmates Sentenced
Quentin Tucker and Devon Philips

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for ID Theft
Mark Steven Shepard, a/k/a Kellynn Daleigh Kennedy, a/k/a Kellynn Dalemay Kennedy, a/k/a Mark Oliver Gallaher

June 11, 2012

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Andrea Ruth Barrera

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Distribution of Marijuana
Chaske Lyndon Little Bear

Minnesota Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Scott A. Mork

June 7, 2012

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

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David A. Stetson

Timber Lake Man Sentenced for Assaulting Female Victim
Thomas Winston

June 6, 2012

Standing Rock Tribal Council Member Convicted by Federal Jury of Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Kerby St. John

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Assault
James Leon Big Crow

Colorado Woman Pleads to Use of a Communication Facility in Causing or Facilitating the Commission of Felonies under the Controlled Substances Act
Kirstin Myrum

Little Eagle Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Grady Laine Uses Arrow

Rosebud Man Sentenced to 16 Years for Sexual Abuse of Child
Gilbert Oliver Crow Eagle

Little Eagle Woman Sentenced for Child Abuse
Jackie Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Bobtail Bear

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting Man with Tire Iron
Curtis Grant Thompson Jr.

Arizona Man Sentenced on Wire Fraud Charge
Chadrick A. Sayer

June 5, 2012

Office of Violence Against Women Announces Agreement to Cross-Designate Tribal Prosecutor for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Operation Prairie Thunder Results in Drug Trafficking Charges Against 17 on Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Donald R. Anglin

Bismarck Man Sentenced for Stealing Vehicle From Driveway
Tyrell Running Bear

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding Federal Officer
Pamela Dawn Garreau

Federal Prisoner Sentenced on Escape Charge
Marlon Jermane Smith

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
Steven Anthony Pelz

June 4, 2012

Two Men Indicted for Violating Migratory Bird Act
Jeremy Hoefs and Damien Rexrode

Colorado Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Richard D. Goodrich

May 2012

May 30, 2012

Two Rosebud Men Charged with Third Degree Burglary, Larceny, and Aiding and Abetting
Harold Black Bull and Jonathan White Lance

North Dakota Woman Sentenced for Embezzling
Rhonda Azure

Rosebud Man Charged with Theft from Indian Tribal Organization and Aiding and Abetting
Nathan Janis

May 29, 2012

Rapid City Woman Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges
Rainbow Stoneman

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Assaulting Man with Box Cutter
Roland Joseph Thundershield, a/k/a Roland Joseph Antelope

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Assault with Intent to Commit Murder
Rodney Lyman Reeds

Kyle Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Controlled Substances and Intoxicants in Indian Country
Bernie Montileaux

May 25, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Assaulting Woman Near Kenel
Curtis Grant Thompson, Sr.

May 24, 2012

Colorado Woman Charged With Stealing From Mt. Rushmore Gift Shop
Raquel Diaz

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Pius Whirlwind Soldier

Rosebud Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Marie Whirlwind Soldier

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Unregistered Firearm
Zane M. Swimmer

St. Francis Man Guilty of Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Andrew Spotted Elk

May 23, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter
Jason James DeSersa

Rosebud and St. Francis Men Arraigned on Charges of Third Degree Burglary and Larceny
Steven Whiting and Paul Guerrero

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Firearms and Wildlife Charges
Richard Coleman, Jr.

May 22, 2012

Seventeen Individuals Indicted for Distributing Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and Cocaine on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Markis Rattling Leaf

Two Pine Ridge Women Sentenced for Assault
Sammi Jo Herman and Sarah Marie Herman

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency
Alex White Eyes

May 21, 2012

St. Francis Woman Charged with Making False Statements to a Federal Agency and Concealing a Person from Arrest
Jamie Iron Shell

Rapid City Man Fined for Illegally Marking Pine Trees for Removal
Brian Brademeyer

Winner Woman Charged with Misprision of a Felony
Allisa Hawkman

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assault
Earl LaRoche

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Bradley Speker

May 17, 2012

Martin Man Guilty of Two Counts of Assault
Everett Libby

Mission Woman Charged with False, Fictitious, or Fraudulent Claims; False Statements; Theft
Donna Peterson

May 16, 2012

South Shore Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Benjamin J. Boyle

Iowan Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles L. Coyle

Winner Man Charged with Second Degree Murder and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Taylor White Buffalo

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Assaulting a Federal Officer Charge
Simon Antelope, Jr.

Bullhead Woman Sentenced on Tampering with Witness Charge
Lucille Little Eagle

May 15, 2012

Nebraska Man Guilty of Living in U.S. Illegally
Juan Manuel Villa-Mejia

Rapid City Man Guilty of Escape
Wilbur Flute

Rosebud Man Charged with Assault and Firearm Violation
Barry Allman

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Wade Keith Goodface

May 14, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
Christipher West                                             

Kyle Man Pleads to Larceny
Peter K.C. Gay                                             

Guatemalan Citizen Sentenced in Immigration Offense
Juan Najera-Hernandez 

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced in Immigration Offense
Maria DeJesus Sanchez-Mejia

Elkton Man Charged with Illegal Reentry
Guadalupe Mejia-Ramirez 

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault
Paul DeNoyer  

Mission Man Arraigned on Charge of Failure to Register as Sex Offender
Keith Sun Bear                                    

May 10, 2012

Federal Inmate Charged with Possession of Marijuana
William Smith

Pine Ridge Woman Guilty of Assault
Jamie Lynn Eagle Bull

May 10, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Possession of Marijuana
Eric Paul Red Bird, Sr.

St. Francis Man Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy Case
Harvey Covey

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Wayne Besherse

May 8, 2012

Money Judgment Rendered Against Aberdeen Podiatrist for Violations of the False Claims Act

Sioux Falls Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Meth
Amanda Kathleen Kohler

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Charges of Third Degree Burglary and Larceny
Tyler Walters

Huron Man Indicted for Illegally Reentering U.S.
Fredy Ricardo Echeverria-Ovalle

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Illegally Reentering U.S.
Jesus Ramirez-Chilel

May 4, 2012

Mission Man Sentenced in Two Separate Cases
Brady Paul Makes Room For Them

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Violation of the Lacey Act
Brad Byron McAlister

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Lacey Act Violations
Donald C. Sundell

May 3, 2012

Two Rapid City Women Charged With Theft & Embezzlement, and One Woman Charged With Theft
Chelsea Uchytil, Jessica Frease, Krissa Shewey

Porcupine Woman Pleads Guilty to Dispensing Intoxicants on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Julia Marie Lamont, a/k/a Marie Lamont

Pine Ridge Man Charged with Sexual Abuse
Benjamin Leonard

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Loren Dog Eyes

May 2, 2012

Little Eagle Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Burton Little Dog

Bullhead Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzling from Bank in McLaughlin
Ella Mae Kills Pretty Enemy

Wakpala Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Gerard Deshauquette a/k/a Gerard Desheuquette

Clark Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
Daniel T. Weber

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Misprision of Felony
Loren Rocky Fallis

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement
Miranda Walters

Rapid City Man Indicted for Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Christopher Arehart

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Ervin D. Addison

Missouri Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Todd J. Larson

Parmelee Woman Arraigned on Charge of Involuntary Manslaughter
Kenna Young

May 1, 2012

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Victim with Air Pistol
Adam Poor Bear

Rosebud Man Sentenced in Two Assault Cases
Michael Charging Elk

Mission Man Sentenced for Assaulting Law Enforcement Officer
Roger Watts

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assaulting Minor in McLaughlin
Nathan I. Eastman

Rosebud Man Indicted for Assault and Child Abuse
Aaron Sharpfish

Waubay Man Charged with Five Counts of Wildlife Charges
Kevin Jorgenson

April 2012

April 30, 2012

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Manuel Cortez-Flores, a/k/a Manuel Flores-Cortez, a/k/a Hugo Flores-Flores

Mexican Citizen Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Gustavo Diego-Gonzalez

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact with Woman
Sheldon Gerry

April 27, 2012

Civil Rights Conference to Include Screening of the Movie “Bully”

April 26, 2012

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of and Contact with Minors
Michael Seibel

Area Woman Indicted for Attempted Murder
Jean Rollinger

Marty Man Indicted for Burglary and Assault
Gregory C. Provost

April 25, 2012

Wanblee Men Charged with Kidnapping; Assault with a Dangerous Weapon; Child Abuse; Discharging, Brandishing, Carrying or Possessing a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence; Aiding and Abetting
William Jakeway and Jerett Jakeway

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Christopher L. Two Lance

Felon in Possession of a Firearm Sentenced
Paul Joseph

April 24, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary Charge
Lawrence Oakie

April 23, 2012

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Pine Ridge Man Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Gillman Roddy Long, a/k/a Dave Gillman Long

Two Federal Inmates Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Obtain a Prohibited Object
Quentin Tucker and Devon Philips

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy
Beau Dyvig

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Lance S. Henrickson, a/k/a Lance S. Hendrickson

Mission Woman Indicted for Assaulting Federal Officer
Marjorie Lunderman

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Firearms Charges
Zane M. Swimmer

April 20, 2012

Mission Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Theophilus Joseph Gary

April 19, 2012

Ft. Thompson Woman Sentenced on Driving While Intoxicated Charge
Kristy His Law

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Assault
Alex Little Eagle

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charge
Sean Johnson

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of Two
Jody Jeremy Dupris

Aberdeen Man Sentenced for Making False Statement to US Fish and Wildlife Officers
Kyle Blubaugh

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Charles His Law

Minnesotan Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
John D. Fuller

Tennessee Resident Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Brian R. Nolbert

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Robert Michael Schaller

April 18, 2012

Wakpala Man Sentenced to 276 months for Sexual Abuse and Assault
Justin Birdhorse

Rapid City Woman Convicted of Fraudulently Taking VA Payments
Patricia Maki

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Assault
Leon Donald Farlee

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender
Adam Bordeaux

April 17, 2012

Mexican Woman Sentenced for Using a Fraudulent Immigration Document
Maria Pena

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Assaulting Victim with a Car
Myrna LeClaire

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Michael Philip Guerue

Rapid City Man Charged With Escape
Wilbur Toledo Flute

Manderson Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Michael Ghost

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Living in U.S. Illegally
Martin Sanchez-Garza

Summerset Man Sentenced for Tampering
Paul Doering

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography
Robin Lemme

Wanblee Man Guilty of Stealing a Truck
Godfrey Chipps

April 16, 2012

Monticello, Minnesota, Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute 500 Grams or More of a Mixture Containing Methamphetamine
Rosendo Garcia-Navarro

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

Manderson Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Deb Cuny

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 24 Months for Sexual Contact
Daniel Leonard Red Horse, Jr.

Wanblee Woman Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy
Geraldine Williams

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Firearms Offense
Marckus Drake

April 13, 2012

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Diazepam/Valium
Russell Thigh

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Assault Charges
Merle Whitney Marrowbone, Jr.

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault
Francis Farmer

Lower Brule Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Adeline Skunk

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Joseph Cloudman

Watertown Man Indicted for Firearms Offenses
Michael Angel Aguirre

April 12, 2012

Ft. Thompson Men Plead Guilty to Second Degree Murder and Manslaughter Charges
Alphonso Drapeau, III and Gavin Drapeau

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Two Cases of Sexual Abuse and Abusive Sexual Contact
Clarence Jeffrey Smith, a/k/a Jeffrey Clarence Smith

Winner Man Sentenced in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
Timothy Flammond

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Dana Farmer

Sisseton-Area Man Charged with Making False Statements in Relation to the 2010 Disappearance of a Sisseton Man
Michael Todd Never Misses A Shot

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register
James St. Cloud

Timber Lake Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Thomas James Jones Winston

Mitchell Man Indicted for Firearms Offenses
Lonnie Dean Hunter

Emery Woman Indicted for Federal Program Fraud
Jolene K. Schulz

April 10, 2012

Colorado Man Guilty of Possessing Unregistered Firearms
David McKeehan

Rapid City Man Charged with Social Security Fraud
Ray Red Leaf

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Burglary
Alan Standing Soldier, Jr.

April 9, 2012

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy
Joseph Gilbert Vigil

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Burglary
Phillip T. George, Jr.

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Two Simple Assault Charges
Stephan Michael Randall, a/k/a Stephan Rodriguez

April 6, 2012

Four Men Indicted on Charge of Conspiracy to Distribute more than 500 Grams of Methamphetamine
Hugo Arechiga-Torres, Wilbur Sainai Valdovinos-Gil, Tomas Torres, and Francisco Escobar-Tinjero

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Traveling With Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Contact with a Minor
Jeffrey Krogman

April 5, 2012

Michigan Man Arraigned on Charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Alan Moon

Nebraska Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles J. Spahn

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

North Carolina Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Alton A. McEachern

April 4, 2012

Canton Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
Mark Ross

Lower Brule Man Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute Diazepam
Russell Ronald Thigh

April 3, 2012

Okreek Woman Charged with False Statements Relating to Health Care Matters and Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud
Shirlee Anne Clothier, a/k/a Anne Shirlee Morrison, a/k/a Anne Bordeaux, a/k/a Shirlee Anne Bordeaux

Marty Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Minor
Donavan Rouse

April 2, 2012

Hudson Woman Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud
Tylese Rodriquez, a/k/a Tylese Marie Pearson

Rosebud Man Charged with Drug User in Possession of a Firearm
David John Kills In Water

Red Scaffold Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Kermit Oris Bear Stops

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Burglary and Larceny Charges
Daniel Berry

Little Eagle Man Indicted for Sexual Assault
Grady Laine Uses Arrow

March 2012

March 29, 2012

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Conrad Fleury

Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
Craig Kirkie

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Making False Statements to a Federal Agency
Alex White Eyes

St. Francis Man Arraigned on Charge of Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ennors Abraham Quick Bear

Lower Brule Woman Arraigned on Assault Charges
Keesha Ewing

Allen Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact With a Minor
Brandonlex Sitting Bear, a/k/a Brandon Sitting Bear

Allen Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Frederick Packed

Pine Ridge Man Charged With Removing Parts From and Abandoning Vehicles
Keith Allison

Sturgis Man and Woman Indicted for Exporting Ammunition Without a License
Marc Jamison and Kathy Greenhaw

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Stabbing
Derek Lamont

Utah Man Sentenced for Living in U.S. Illegally
Israel Murilla-Silva

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
Nathan Makes Room For Them

March 28, 2012

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

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary
John Rousseau, Jr.

March 27, 2012

Mission Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Shad Dillon

Wood Man Sentenced for Assault
Eli Henry Siers

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Making Counterfeit Currency
Carlos Ambriz, Jr.

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

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse Charge
Kyle Ray Merritt

March 26, 2012

Rosebud Man Charged with Sexual Abuse, Aggravated Sexual Abuse, and Aiding and Abetting
Anthony Fast Horse

March 23, 2012

Spearfish Man Indicted on Several Counts of Mail Fraud and Misbranding of a Drug
John Martin

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kevin Fischer

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault
Kyle White Bull

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Ervin D. Addison

Timber Lake Man Indicted for Possession of Marijuana and Assault
Thomas James Jones Winston

March 22, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Abuse
George Allen Scott

Rosebud Woman Charged with Sexual Abuse, Aggravated Sexual Abuse, and Aiding and Abetting
Ina Crow Dog

Rosebud Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Child Abuse
Vinney Farmer

March 21, 2012

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Paul DeNoyer

Rosebud Woman Arraigned on Charges of Theft from Indian Tribal Organization and Aiding and Abetting
Barbara Duysak

Rosebud Woman Arraigned on Charges of Theft from Indian Tribal Organization and Aiding and Abetting
Tanya Walking Eagle

March 19, 2012

Eagle Butte Woman Arraigned on Theft Charge
Miranda Walters

Mobridge Man Indicted for Distribution of Marijuana
David A. Dekker

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David L. Oxner

March 16, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud
Donald R. Anglin

Boulder, Colorado, Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
James Leon Big Crow

Winner Man Charged with Failure to Register
Burton W. King

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register
Kyle Gene Marks

Pine Ridge Man Indicted on Drug Charges
David Mousseau

March 15, 2012

Little Eagle Woman Pleads Guilty to Child Abuse
Jackie Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Little Dog, a/k/a Audrey Jacqueline Bobtail Bear

Bullhead Woman Indicted for Bank Embezzlement
Ella Mae Kills Pretty Enemy

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Man with Tire Iron
Curtis G. Thompson

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Charges
Eric Paul Red Bird, Sr.

March 14, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods
Senad Sacipovic

Maryland Man Sentenced for Dakotaland Federal Credit Union Robbery
Gary Allen Densmore

Miller Woman Pleads Guilty to Bank Embezzlement
Susan Mareska

Bismarck Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Vehicle
Tyrell Running Bear

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Clayton High Pipe

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Striking, Beating and Wounding
Lawrence Tyler Mexican

Scottsbluff Man Charged With Living in U.S. Illegally
Juan Villa-Mejia

Manderson Man Indicted on Drug Charges
Nathan Ghost

Pine Ridge Man Indicted on Drug Charges
David Mousseau

March 12, 2012

Manderson Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Leo Villarreal

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Striking a Woman in the Face
Curtis Swift Bird

Wanblee Man Guilty of Shooting Man With BB Gun
Merle Sitting Up

Man From Mexico Guilty of Illegally Living in the United States
Jaime Munoz-Jurado

Batesland Man Sentenced for Selling Eagles and Hawks
Tilden Reddest

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assault
Xavier Long

March 9, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Guilty of Assault
James Bear Robe

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Albert Hollow Horn

March 8, 2012

Five Indicted for Selling Liquor on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Marnie Water, a/k/a Marnie Waters, a/k/a Marnie Water Eagle Bull, Darrell Spotted Elk, Sr., Florine Chipps, a/k/a Florine Conquering Bear, Merle Leighton, Sr., and Julia Marie Lamont, a/k/a Marie Lamont

Mission Man Pleads Not Guilty to First Degree Murder
Lawrence Anthony Whipple

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Assaulting Woman With Vehicle
Robin Chasing Hawk

Kyle Man Guilty of Possessing Unregistered Firearm
Angel Vasquez

Wakpala Man Indicted for Sexual Assault of a Minor
Tyrel DeMarrias, a/k/a Tyrell DeMarrias

McLaughlin Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Kenton Walks

New York Man Indicted for Larceny
Bobby R. Olson

March 7, 2012

White River Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Minor
Lloyd Larvie

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
Delon Holy Bear

March 6, 2012

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Federal Officer with a Knife
Pamela Dawn Garreau

Mexican Citizen Sentenced to 24 Months for Illegal Reentry
Albert Villannueva-Luna aka Albert Villannueva-Reyes

Mission Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Juan Colombe

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Second Degree Burglary
Cheyne Michael Thompson

March 5, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Burglary Charge
Clinton S. Buckman

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Raymond Flute

March 2, 2012

Jury Convicts Rosebud Man of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child
Gilbert Oliver Crow Eagle

South Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Ronald G. Jones, Sr.

Wakpala Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child & Aggravated Sexual Contact with a Child
Gerard Deshauquette

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding a Federal Officer
Joel Emery Marshall, Jr.

March 1, 2012

Okreek Man Sentenced on Assault Charges
Guy Fast Horse

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Joseph Cloudman

Watertown Woman Indicted for Defrauding Social Security
Jana Harford, aka Jana Hagman, aka Jana Becker, aka Jana Jensen

February 2012

February 29, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Merle Whitney Marrowbone, Jr.

February 28, 2012

Pine Ridge Man Charged With Killing a Man With a Baseball Bat
Antoine Robert Bissonette, Jr.

Batesland Man Indicted for Assaulting Federal Officer
William Morrisette

Pine Ridge Man Charged With Assaulting a Federal Officer
Bennett Leroy Sierra, Jr.

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse and Assault with Dangerous Weapon
Jody Jeremy Dupris

Aberdeen Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
Allen Dunlavy

Parmelee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force
Randall Carl Little Thunder

Washington Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Benjamin J. Boyle

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Charges of First Degree Burglary, Theft of Government Property, Destruction of Government Property, Larceny, and Resisting a Federal Officer
Ty Syro Yellow Eyes

Mission Man Arraigned on Charge of Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Markis Anthony Rattling Leaf

South Carolina Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David B. Woodell

February 23, 2012

Rosebud Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Adam Bordeaux

February 22, 2012

McIntosh Man Sentenced on Larceny Charge
Kyle Roubideaux

Sioux Falls Man Enters Guilty Plea to Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
Christipher West

February 17, 2012

Second Sioux Falls Man Charged with Sex Trafficking of a Child
Emmanuel William Nyuon

Two Convicted of Distributing Marijuana
Sandra K. Berry and Kim Bradley Catania

Bonesteel Man Arraigned on Charges of Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Abusive Sexual Contact, Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Sexual Contact with a Minor, and Child Abuse
Robert Louis Prue

Mission Man Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary
Anthony Wayne Kitteaux

Okreek Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Guy Fast Horse

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Vernon Blackhorse

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Michael Charging Elk

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Gustavo Diego-Gonzalez, aka Gustavo Gonzalez, aka Victor Sanchez-Ochoa

Mexican Citizen Indicted for Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Manuel Cortez-Flores, aka Manuel Flores-Cortez, aka Hugo Flores-Flores

February 16, 2012

Four Indicted for Passing, Making, and Dealing In Counterfeit US Currency
Jared D. Thompson, Nicholas Dooyema, Roy Lee Brown, Robyn Adolph

Flandreau Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Darwin Crow

St. Francis Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
Reno Running Enemy

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for Illegal Possession of Firearm & Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Eric Paul Red Bird, Sr.

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Brady Paul Makes Room For Them

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Brady Paul Makes Room For Them

February 15, 2012

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault
Michael Charging Elk

Wyoming Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Nathan I. Eastman

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Jody Ray Dutton

Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Reentering the United States
Israel Murillo-Silva

Wounded Knee Man Indicted for Stealing Chainsaws
Jeremy Elk

February 14, 2012

Lower Brule Man Sentenced on Assault Charge
John R. Estes, II

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Wilson Provencial

St. Francis Woman Sentenced for Assault
Valencia Four Horns

February 10, 2012

Two Sentenced to Prison Terms for Conspiracy, Wire Fraud, and Tax Evasion
Ron Jones and Arland Clark

Hudson Woman Charged with Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud and Health Care Fraud
Tylese Marie Rodriquez, a/k/a Tylese Marie Pearson

February 9, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Sex Trafficking of a Child
Tajahn Kahlil Clinton

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Austin Abernathy

February 8, 2012

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as Sex Offender
Frank White Thunder

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Roger Watts

Mission Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Michael Yellow Eagle

February 7, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Charged in Lennox Burglary
John Robert Graham

McLaughlin Man Indicted for Three Counts of Sexual Abuse
Sheldon Gerry

Mission Man Sentenced for Interstate Domestic Violence
Aaron Young

Porcupine Man Guilty of Assaulting a Federal Officer
Dre Red Feather

Mission Couple Sentenced for Selling Eagle Parts
Shane and Noella Red Hawk

Le Mars, Iowa, Woman Charged with Theft in Connection with Health Care
Wendy Gonzales

February 6, 2012

Manderson Man Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter
Michael Ghost

Rapid City Man Indicted for Drug Conspiracy
Kyle Soltesz

Clark Man Sentenced for Theft From Tribe
Donald Dunlavy

Utah Man Indicted For Illegally Reentering the United States
Israel Murillo-Silva

February 3, 2012

Two Eagle Butte Men Arraigned on Burglary and Larceny Charges
Lawrence Oakie a/k/a LBJ Oakie
John Rousseau, Jr.

Arizona Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Child Support
Floyd M. Campbell

February 1, 2012

Wood Man Enters Plea of Guilty to Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Paul Allen Joseph

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Israel Left Hand Bull

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Sexual Abuse Charges
Kyle Merritt

January 2012

January 31, 2012

Methamphetamine Distribution Scheme Results in Life Sentence
Viengxay Chantharath

Mission Woman Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Arlene Chauncey

Parmelee Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Michael Phillip Guerue

Clark Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
Daniel T. Weber

Lower Brule Woman Sentenced for Possession of Marijuana
Jane Big Eagle

January 30, 2012

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
Lance Majestic House

Mission Man Arraigned on Charges of Second Degree Murder, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and Aiding and Abetting
Travis Lewis

Mission Man Pled Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Brady Makes Room For Them

January 27, 2012

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

Mission Man Arraigned on Charges of Second Degree Murder, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and Aiding and Abetting
Ronald Dean Kills In Water

January 26, 2012

Eagle Butte Man Indicted for First Degree Burglary and Aggravated Sexual Abuse
David Ross Low Dog

January 25, 2012

Ft. Thompson Woman Pleads Guilty to Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence
Kristy M. His Law

Lower Brule Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register
Glen Eagle Thunder

Texas Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Charles G. Bradford

January 24, 2012

Nebraska Woman Sentenced on Drug Charges
Tamera Angel His Blue Horse

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Contact
Daniel Red Horse, Jr.

Colorado Man Indicted for Failure to Pay Child Support
Gary Hassell

Mission Man Sentenced to Probation for Possession of Marijuana
Michael Brave

Mission Couple Sentenced in Drug Case
Matthew Scott and Brittany Shaw

Guatemalan Man Sentenced for Possession of Fraudulent Immigration Documents
Nelson Miraldo Lopez Y Lopez

Ft. Thompson Man Arraigned on Failure to Register as Sex Offender Charge
Kyle Marks

January 23, 2012

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Social Security Fraud
Christopher David Curtis

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Jerry Matthew Chasing Hawk

January 20, 2012

Summerset Man Pleads Guilty to Tampering
Paul Doering

Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of Children from the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Two Separate Cases
Clarence Jeffrey Smith

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault
Myrna F. LeClaire

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Attempted Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet
William Craig Bluedog

Lower Brule Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Leroy Good Face

January 18, 2012

Rapid City Man Guilty of Possessing Child Pornography
Robin Lemme

Rapid City Man Guilty of Living in United States Illegally
Martin Sanchez-Garza

Peever Man Indicted for Abusive Sexual Contact
Marcos Davila

Mitchell Man Indicted for Bank Fraud
William D. Weier

January 17, 2012

Montana Man Guilty of Selling Eagle Parts
Ernie Stewart

January 13, 2012

Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Failure to Register Charge
James St. Cloud

Mexican Citizen Sentenced on Drug Charge
Luis Carlos Rodriguez-Rodriguez

Spearfish Woman Sentenced for Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Fraud
Sherry Lee Goldsmith, a/k/a Sherry Lee Thompson

Martin Man Indicted for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Everett Libby

Porcupine Man Sentenced to Imprisonment for Sexual Abuse
Don Williams

January 12, 2012

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of Person Incapable of Consenting
Loren Larrabee

Wakpala Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Justin Birdhorse

Two Pine Ridge Women Plead Guilty to Assault
Sarah Herman and Sammi Herman

Colorado Man Indicted for Bank Fraud
Benjamin Artichoker

Porcupine Man Sentenced For Selling Eagle Parts
Stanley Littleboy

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing
Derek Lamont

North Dakota Woman Charged in Death of Baby
Kehuanna Poitra

Kyle Man Indicted For Illegally Possessing Weapon
Angel Vasquez

January 11, 2012

Mission Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Eugene L. Featherman

January 10, 2012

Spearfish Woman Sentenced for Not Paying Taxes
Mary Clark

January 9, 2012

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Ian James Burning Breast

Okreek Man Sentenced for Assault
Adam Joe Hedrick

Mission Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge
Kyla Sharp Butte

January 6, 2012

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Misprision of a Felony and False Statement
Loren “Rocky” Fallis

Mission Man Arraigned on Assault Charges
Brady Paul Makes Room For Them

January 5, 2012

Fort Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
Craig W. Kirkie

Nicaraguan Citizen Sentenced for Possessing Fraudulent Immigration Documents
Santos Cruz Pastrana

North Dakota Man Indicted for Interstate Transportation of a Stolen Vehicle and Larceny
Tyrell Running Bear

Ft. Thompson Man Pleads Guilty to Assault Charge
Conrad Lee Fleury

January 4, 2012

Rosebud Man Charged with Concealing and Destroying Evidence
Calvin Phillip Gillette

Dupree Woman Arraigned on Federal Charges
Inez Iron Bird

Mission Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter
Shad Dillon

Wood Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Eli Henry Siers

January 3, 2012

Hot Springs Man Indicted for Possessing Stolen Firearms
Matthew Tornquist

California Woman Sentenced for Failing to Pay Child Support
Karla Atkins, a/k/a Karla Hanson

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault
Marvin Little Hawk

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
Lance C. Clemons

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