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October 2014

October 24, 2014

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson Receives Shared Hope Pathbreaker Award for Anti-Trafficking Leadership

Colorado Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Nathan Van Weeda

Canistota Woman Sentenced for Tax Fraud
Veronica Fairchild

New York Man Sentenced for Selling Counterfeit Goods
Samuel Ascolese

Montana Man Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
Dean L. Hodges

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Theft from Indian Health Services
Michael Gray

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
Curtis Ray Austin

Rapid City Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Nicholas Jensen

October 20, 2014

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Malicious Mischief
Thomas Loudner

Manderson Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Robert Dale Martin

Rapid City Man Sentenced for False Statement
Justin Robert Yellow Elk

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Jesse D. Grimm

Rosebud Woman Acquitted
Mary Peneaux

October 16, 2014

Edgemont Man Defrauds the Government by Submitting False Unemployment Claims
Terry Beard

Fort Thompson Man Found Guilty of Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Santana Drapeau

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Third Degree Burglary and Larceny
Randall Little Shield

October 9, 2014

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Matthew Horned Eagle

Pine Ridge Woman Charged with Killing a Man
Sarah Lilly Brown Eyes

Jury Finds McLaughlin Man Guilty of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Brett Roach

Three Eagle Butte Men Charged with Assault and Aiding and Abetting
Lawrence Mexican, Todd Johns and Joshua Heiedeman

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Simple Assault of a Child Under 16
Marvin Grassrope

October 6, 2014

Illinois Man Sentenced for Criminal Trespass
Steven Nichols

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Clinton Provincial

Lead Man Pleads Not Guilty to Firearms Violations
Dustin Bomford

Keystone City Park Now Accessible to All Citizens in the Community

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assaulting Two Federal Officers
Jerel Running Bear

October 3, 2014

Rapid City Man Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking
Jerry Lane Golliher

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Jerry Jesse Bear Shield, Jr.

October 1, 2014

Aberdeen Man Sentenced in Bribery Case
Nickolas J. Berbos

Pierre Woman Charged with Acquisition of a Controlled Substance by Misrepresentation
Terri Lee Morin

Box Elder Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Dewey Shane Marrowbone

Two Mobridge Men Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Aaron Sackreiter and Stanley Schily

Rapid City Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assaulting His Intimate Partner with a Knife
Isaac White Crane

Oglala Man Sentenced for Simple Assault
Leon Eagle

Pine Ridge Man and Woman Indicted for Assault on a Federal Officer
Trivian Bad Wound and Donroy Big Crow

September 2014

September 29, 2014

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Seth Carter

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Dillon Bagola

Mobridge Man Charged with Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding a Federal Officer Involving Physical
Contact

Ed Charles LeClair IV

Norris Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Arnold Eagle Bear Jr.

Porcupine Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Jefferson Swallow

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
John Miller

Pierre Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Darrell Jerome Anderson

Mission Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Joshua Daniel Peneaux

Norris Man Sentenced for Two Counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Chauncy Crow Dog

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Theft from Indian Tribal Organization
Lorelei Exendine

September 23, 2014

Texas Man Sentenced for Commercial Sex Trafficking
Timothy Gravens

September 22, 2014

Jury Finds Wakpala Man Guilty of Second Degree Murder, Four Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor, and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Stoney End Of Horn

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Cleveland Buckman

Rapid City Father and Daughter Indicted for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine
Michael Gallas and Charissa Gallas

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assault
Vincent Abraham Battese

Rapid City Man Indicted for Firearm Violations
Moses Crowe

Murdo Man Acquitted of Sexual Abuse Charges
Shannon White Buffalo

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting His Common-Law Wife
Harold Picotte III

Two People from Minnesota Indicted for Sex Trafficking
David Nance and Ashley Crayton

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Wire Fraud
Eugene Joseph Drong

Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Wire Fraud
Brent Alan Fowler

Oacoma Man Sentenced for Lacey Act Violations
Anthony Nogy

September 10, 2014

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of Ammunition
Byron Hawk Bear

Fort Thompson Man Charged withThree Counts of Assault
Calvin Bagola

Wagner Man Sentenced to 87 Months for Drug Offense
Julian Lee Winckler

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Damien Little Elk

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Brad Lee Red Bear

Emery Woman Pays $60,000 for Defrauding Government
Jolene K. Schulz

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Larceny
Candace Hill

September 9, 2014

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Koliner Receives Prestigious National Award

Pine Ridge Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force
Ryan Bissonette

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Possession of Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Jonathan Lee Twiss

September 8, 2014

Two Sioux Falls Men Sentenced for Possession and Distribution of Controlled Stubstance
Dalton Rogers and Ryan Quarve

Interior Man Found Guilty of Assault on a Federal Officer
Justin Janis

September 2, 2014

Rapid City Man Charged with Escape
Benjamin Kitteaux

Mission Man Sentenced for Burglary of Post Office
Jesse Robinson

Pierre Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance Near a School
Juan Howell

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Justin Robert LeBeau

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Kendahl Clown

August 2014

August 29, 2014

Rapid City Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Andrew Hiipakka

Spearfish Woman Indicted for Unlawfully Receiving Social Security Payments
Linda Lee Anderson

August 28, 2014

McLaughlin Man Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact of a Minor
Patrick Red Legs

St. Francis Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Cody James Horse Looking

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Diego Ramon Lara

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Philip Nordvold

Man from Mexico Charged with Assault
Jorge Trujillo

Dupree Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding
Lester Delbert Clown

August 27, 2014

Former Oglala Sioux Tribe Police Officer Indicted for Excessive Force
Rebecca M. Sotherland, a/k/a Becky Sotherland, a/k/a Becki Sotherland

Rapid City Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Patrick Black Spotted Horse

McLaughlin Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Zaken Spotted Horse

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Kirk Flying Horse

August 26, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Hiring Alien Workers
Benjamin Munoz-Botello

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
William Pay Pay

Eagle Butte Woman Charged with Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Rhonda Uses Many

Mission Man Sentenced for Misprision of a Felony
Na'pe Young

Bullhead Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Steven Whiteman, Jr.

Michigan Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Child Support
Daryl Ready, a/k/a Nick D. Ready

August 20, 2014

Little Eagle Woman Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Verinda Red Legs

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Gary Little Bird, Jr.

Porcupine Woman Sentenced for Assault
Cheryl Lynn Cross

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Not Guilty to Abusive Sexual Contact
Edwin Grass, Sr.

Minnesota Man Found Guilty in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Esteban Chavez-Cruz

Lake Andes Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Sylvan Godfrey

Selby Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Distribution of Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors
Christopher R. Jansen

Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Transportation for Prostitution
Thomas Alexander Roberts

August 18, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 41 Months for Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin
Denardo LaVelle Cunningham

Cherry Creek Man Charged with Possession of Sawed-Off Shotgun and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kelly Joe Romero

Mission Woman Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Misty Swalley

Parmelee Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Franklin Running Horse

Rapid City Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Jeffrey Jandreau

St. Francis Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor and Making False Statement to Federal Agency
Luke Two Eagle

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation and Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Santana Drapeau

August 15, 2014

Sturgis Sting Operation Nets Five Arrests for Sex Trafficking
Robert Clyde, Walter Curaba, Timithy Fielding, Phillip Holden, Alexandros Thymaras

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Joseph Thompson

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Loren Lee Goodlow, a/k/a Loren Goodlow, Jr.

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Rigoberto Ortiz

August 12, 2014

Selby Man Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Distribution of Material Involving the Sexual Exploitation of Minors
Christopher R. Jansen

August 11, 2014

Belle Fourche Man Sentenced for Commercial Sex Trafficking
James Eugene Larive, Jr.

August 7, 2014

Wagner Woman Sentenced to 151 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Brandy Angela Waetermans

Wounded Knee Man Sentenced for Larceny
Eugene Hunts Horses, Jr., a/k/a Eugene Hunts Horses

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Jaron Thunder Hawk

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Marlow Poor Thunder

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Denver Spotted Horse

North Dakota Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact of a Minor
Cecil White Bull

Faulkton Man Charged with Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person
Frank Facinelli

Mission Man Sentenced for Misprision of a Felony
Tyler Red Eagle

Howes Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of a Bald Eagle
Cody M. Weyer

August 5, 2014

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Two Charges of Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Anthony Bobtail Bear, Jr.

Lantry Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Charg Hebb

Mission Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
John Willard Arcoren, III, a/k/a Smokey Arcoren

July 2014

July 28, 2014

Little Eagle Man Acquitted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Leon White

July 24, 2014

Four Individuals Sentenced in Federal Program Fraud Case
Wayne Wilson Cortier, Heather Marie Garcia, Joe Marquios Garcia, Samone Darla Milk

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Larceny
George Ecoffey, a/k/a Richard Daniel Ecoffey

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Second Degree Burglary, Larceny and Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Shilo Hill, a/k/a Shilo Robideau

Lower Brule Man Charged with Robbery of Mail
Elmer LaRoche

Rapid City Woman and Wanblee Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Rani Bear Heels and Dana Provincial

Two Eagle Butte Men Charged with Possession of Stolen Firearms
Eugene Condon and Robert McLane

Mission Man Indicted for Assault and Firearm Charges
Vernon Robert Schmidt, a/k/a Sonny Bob Schmidt

Hill City Man Sentenced to 100 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Hugo Arechiga-Torres

July 21, 2014

Chester Man Sentenced for Possession of Migratory Birds and Lacey Act Violation
Robert Masterson, Sr.

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of Firearm
Peter Leslie Coleman, a/k/a Perry Coleman

Box Elder Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Gerald Davis, a/k/a Jerry Davis

Parmelee Man Charged with Assault
Kevin Two Eagle

Three Pine Ridge Men Indicted on Multiple Charges
Wesley Running Shield, Michael Alford and Lesley Running Shield

Dupree Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Cleveland Buckman

Dupree Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Christian Whiteman

Washington Man Pleads Not Guilty to Drug Charges
Bruce Gerald Cole

Lake Andes Man Sentenced to 120 Months for Distribution of Methamphetamine
Michael Todd Andrews

July 16, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Receipt of Child Pornography
Avugwi Alvarez

Vale Man Sentenced for Lacey Act Violations
Glen Schummer

Minnesota Man and Two Mobridge Women Charged with Kidnapping and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Clayton Montreal, Yvette Montreal and Wyndee Sitting Dog

White River Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Christian Kelly

July 14, 2014

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Assault
Lionel Between Lodges

Rapid City Man Pleads Not Guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Bradley Makes Room For Them

July 11, 2014

Rosebud Man Charged and Sentenced for Assault
Anthony Hero

July 7, 2014

Violent Crime and Huma Trafficking Conference to be held in August; Conference to feature Elizabeth Smart-Gilmour and a victim of the Penn State University sex scandal

July 3, 2014

New York Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Shawn George, a/k/a Shaun George

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Gerald Duane Iron Shooter

Montana Man and California Woman Sentence for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Aiding and Abetting
Claudio Puccio and Beth Swank

Kenel Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Kidnapping and Assault
Denny Johnson, Sr.

July 2, 2014

Wood Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Individual Under Age 16
Elias James LaPointe

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Phillip Little Hoop

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Misprision of a Felony
Albert Kelly, II

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender and Child Abuse
Anthony Comes Flying, a/k/a Anthony Miller

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assault of a Spouse and a Minor
Glenn Tisdall

June 2014

June 30, 2014

McLaughlin Woman Charged with Assault
Gwendolyn Iron Shield, a/k/a Gwendolyn Taken Alive

McLaughlin Man Charged with Child Abuse and Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Kyle White Bull

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Waylon Black Lance, Jr.

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Simple Assault
Jeremy Iron

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
David Marrowbone

Former Canistota Woman Convicted of Tax Fraud
Veronica Fairchild

June 26, 2014

Takini Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Reginald Between Lodges, a/k/a Reginald Condon, a/k/a Reggie Kills A Hundred

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault
Brett Claymore

Three McLaughlin Men Charged with Burglary and Assault
Blake Crow Ghost, Adam Weasel and Joshua White Shield

June 24, 2014

Rapid City Man Indicted for Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration
Delbert Bad Yellow Hair

Mission Woman Charged with Child Abuse
Terri Covey

June 19, 2014

California Man Indicted for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm
Gregorio Aguirre

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Caleb Mills

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Person Incapable of Consenting
Sheldon Miner, a/k/a Salty Miner

Mission Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Jesse James Beauvais

Eagle Butte Woman Charged with Assault
Jessalyn Cook

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer and Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Daniel Hoisington

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Minor
Landon Iron Thunder

Mission Man Charged with Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation
Joseph Lambert

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Arnold Roy Walking Bull, a/k/a Junior Charging Hawk

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Acquiring Controlled Substances by Fraud
Bonnie Melissa Levy

Rosebud Man Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Lawrence Bordeaux

Box Elder Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Michael J. Fech

June 13, 2014

Parmalee Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Richard Wolf Guts

Fort Thompson Woman Charged and Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding
Mary St. John, a/k/a Mary Hoisington

North Dakota Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Brandon David Wutzke

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Domestic Abuse by a Habitual Offender
Theron Wade Makes Him First

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Domestic Abuse by a Habitual Offender
Lawrence Village Center, a/k/a Larry Village Center

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Domestic Abuse by a Habitual Offender
Robert Steele

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent
Robert Arnold Stand

June 10, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced on Tax Charges
Jared Adrian

June 9, 2014

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding
Lemar Chasing Hawk

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to a Spouse or Dating Partner
Shane Coleman

Pierre Man Sentenced for Distribution of Methamphetamine
Edwin Clayton Cook

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Celso Estrada

Lake Andes Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Sylvan Godfrey

Ten Individuals Indicted on Distribution Charges and Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana
Gerald LeBeau, a/k/a Gers LeBeau; Neil LeBeau; Susan Schrader; Holly Wilson; Whitney Zephier; Marie Zephier; Thomas Patrick Brewer, a/k/a Pat Brewer; Twila LeBeau; Pablo LeBeau; and Lona Lee Colhoff

Wagner Man Sentenced for Drug House Charge
Jeffery Louis Irving

Mission Man Charged with Child Abuse and Assault
Gilbert Young

Manderson Man Charged with Sexual Abuse
Thomas Rowland

Three from Oglala Charged with False Statement and Fraud
Thelma Tail, Antone Little Mo0n and Shannon Long Jaw

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Jeremy Waln

Oglala Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Aric Singing Goose

June 4, 2014

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding Federal Officers and Discharge of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence
Jason Todd Garreau

May 2014

May 28, 2014

District of South Dakota Releases 2013 Annual Report

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Murder and Assault by Strangulation
Harold Picotte, III

May 23, 2014

Rapid City Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Kermit Oris Bear Stops

Parmelee Man Charged with Assault
Matthew Horned Eagle

Rosebud Man Charged with Assault
Jeremy Iron

Bullhead Man Charged with Sexual Abuse
Cody Long Chase

Wakpala Man Charged with Felon in Possession of Firearm
Ronald Moran, Sr.

Lower Brule Man and Woman Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Sterling St. Cloud and Toni Harmon, a/k/a Toni Bad Horse

Ellsworth Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Colby Haggerty

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Embezzlement and Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization
Dana Fast Horse

May 20, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for 26 Investment Fraud Felonies
Randal Kent Hansen

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Child Abuse
Cheryl Jealous of Him

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assault
Melvin Floyd Hollow Horn Bear

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kola Eagle Hunter

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Murder and Assault by Strangulation
Harold Picotte, III

McLaughlin Man and Wakpala Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Person Incapable of Consenting
Joseph Mark Eagle and Justin Howard

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Assault and Making False Statements
Robert George Quiver, Jr.

May 14, 2014

Bullhead Woman Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Darla Yellow Earrings

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Failure to Appear
David Andrews

Mission Man Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Colin Whirlwind Soldier

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Reno Roubideaux

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact by Force
Daryl Plumman

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Health Care Fraud
Ricky Dean Johnson

May 13, 2014

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Fabian McCloskey

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Assault and Robbery
Gary Walking Bull

Ridgeview Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Gary Big Eagle

May 7, 2014

Three Sentenced in Wire Fraud Case
Shannon Running, Norman Running, Sr. and Norman Running, Jr.

Rosebud Man Charged with Firearm Violations and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Clyde Aquallo

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Logan Hayes

Howes Woman Sentenced for Credit Union Embezzlement
Sara Jo Morrison

Martin Woman Sentenced in Federal Program Fraud Case
Samone Darla Milk

May 6, 2014

Spearfish Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
Richard William Melanson

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Two Counts of Simple Assault of a Minor
Terri Kills Crow, a/k/a Terri Village Center

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault
Justin Walking Elk

Howes Man Charged with Unlawful Taking of Bald Eagle
Cody M. Weyer

Arizona Man Sentenced for 1997 Escape
Steven C. Durant

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Receipt of Child Pornography
Rodney Volker

May 1, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced on Assault Charges
Richard Bear Runner

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Failure to Appear
Adam Poor Bear

Wanblee Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Shy Bettelyoun

Hill City Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Levi Allen Thompson

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Wilber Sinai Valdovinos-Gil

Mission Man Charged with Burglary and Larceny
Eugene Watts, Jr.

Mission Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Logan Lafferty

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child
Daniel Briggs

Allen Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
George Cortier

Six People from Rapid City Sentenced for Immigration Related Crimes
Angel Munoz-Escalante, Barbara Munoz, Aurelio Munoz-Escalante, Rogelio Escalante, Miguel Soto and Pascual Munoz

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Stuart Dion

Winner Woman Charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance and Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Alice Blacksmith

Pierre Woman Sentenced for Making False Statements to a Federal Agency
Kelsey Howe

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Adjoni Jones, a/k/a Adjoni Archambault

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Attempt to Obtain Controlled Substance by Fraud
Titus Iron Shield

Three Fort Thompson Brothers Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance
Lucas Middletent, Victor Middletent and Thomas Middletent

Rosebud Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Arnold Eagle Bear

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse
Daniel Tobacco

Mobridge Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Brandon Noisy Hawk

April 2014

April 28, 2014

Vale Man charged with Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds and Lacey Act Violations
Glen V. Schummer

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Larceny
Rhea Archambault

Okreek Man Charged with Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation and Child Abuse
Joe Scott

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force and Threat
Frank Duane Baker, Jr.

Chamberlain Man Charged with Burglary of a United States Post Office, Theft of Mail, and Theft of Postal Money Order
James Short Bear

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Emmanuel Harrison, a/k/a Manny Harrison

Pennsylvania Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
David Wallace

Rosebud Man Charged with Failure to Appear
Chauncy Crow Dog

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Lavina Mackey

Manderson Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Leonard David Yankton, a/k/a Lenny Yankton

Maryland Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
Michael Francis Fox, Jr.

April 23, 2014

Mission Man Charged with First Degree Burglary and Assault
Tyler Red Eagle

Lower Brule Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Daniel Berry

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Assault on a Federal Officer
Troy Brave

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders
Bennita Feather Earring

Three Men Sentenced for Counterfeiting
Zane Blake Goodbeau, John Patrick Laubach and Chaz Thomas Stewart

April 18, 2014

Lantry Man Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter
Charg Hebb

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Francis Thompson, a/k/a Sonny Thompson

Mission Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation
Jacob Lee

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Jared Slader

Gregory Man Sentenced for Second Degree Burglary
Roger King

Mission Man Charged with First Degree Burglary and Assault
Waylon Black Lance, Jr.

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Raynard Bad Moccasin

Terry Friend Recognized for Service to Crime Victims
Terry Friend

April 16, 2014

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Jordan Traversie

Sioux Falls Man Appears in Federal Court on Attempted Commercial Sex Trafficking Charge
James Anthony Murphy

Sioux Falls Man Appears in Federal Court on Attempted Commercial Sex Trafficking Charge
Elijah Wilson

Seven Individuals from Wagner Indicted for Distribution of Methamphetamine
Helen Ann Archambeau, Desmond Basil Heth, Cindy Lynn Schunk, Natasha Ann Archambeau, Mona Fay Winckler, Leslie Lee French and Brenda Evette Alonzi

Oglala Man Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Child Abuse and Neglect
Leon Eagle

Mission Man Charged with First Degree Burglary and Attempted Robbery
Joshua Daniel Peneaux

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding a Federal Officer
Dru Peterson

April 10, 2014

Final Defendant Sentenced in Drug and Money Laundering Conspiracy Case
Thiphavanh Noy Khaleck

Spearfish Man Sentenced for Transporting Stolen Property
Brent Hall

Martin Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Stephanie Red Willow

April 9, 2014

Mission Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Eugene Featherman

Mission Man Charged with Burglary and Assault
Marlow Poor Thunder

Mission Man Charged with Burglary and Assault
Na'pe Young, a/k/a Nap'e Young

Belle Fourche Man Indicted for Failing to Update Sexual Offender Registration
John Lee McCleerey

Rapid City Man Indicted for Concealing Person from Arrest and False Statement
Justin Robert Yellow Elk

April 4, 2014

Belle Fourche Man Found Guilty of Commercial Sex Trafficking
James Eugene Larive, Jr.

Lake Andes Man Resentenced for Sexual Abuse and Burglary
James Bruguier, a/k/a James Bruguier, Jr.

Hartford Woman Sentenced for Unlawful Selling of Migratory Birds
Karen Leisinger

Three Individuals Indicted for Counterfeiting
Gertrude Bearing, Craig Janis and Tina Brewer

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Witness Tampering
Ian James Burning Breast

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Involuntary Manslaughter
Debra Charging Cloud

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Marlena Jo Pond, a/k/a Mar Pond

Illinois Man Charged with Criminal Trespass
Steven Nichols

Mission Man Charged with Illegal Reentry After Deportation
Socorro Rigoberto Ortiz-Beltran, a/k/a Rigoberto Ortiz, a/k/a Rigo Ortiz

Interior Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assault on a Federal Officer
Justin Janis

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Patrick Scott Pomani

Rapid City Man Indicted for possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Arnold Barton Johnston

Texas Man Sentenced for Mailing Threatening Communications
Carlos Kidd

Virginia Man Arrested for Interference with Flight Crew Members and Attendants
Kennedy Runner

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Waldo Patrick War Bonnett

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Seth Carter

McLaughlin Man Charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition
Byron Hawk Bear, Sr.

March 2014

March 26, 2014

California Man Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy and Money Laundering Scheme
Jaymar Stanton Adams

Hot Springs Man Charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Jesse D. Grimm

Rapid City Man Charged with Theft from Indian Health Service
Michael Gray

Wakpala Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Fabian Rodriguez

Watertown Man Charged with Mail Fraud
Leon J. Brandriet

March 25, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
Damian Antonia Quintana

Oacoma Man Charged with Lacey Act Violations
Anthony Nogy

Little Eagle Man Charged with Assault
Gary Little Bird, Jr.

Little Eagle Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Corey Flying Bye

Rosebud Man Charged with Theft of Government Property
Harold Compton

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Kendahl Clown

McLaughlin Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Anthony Bobtail Bear, Jr.

Mexico Man Sentenced for Illegal Reentry after Deportation
Jose Antonio Rivera, a/k/a Ulises Valenzuela-Rivera

March 24, 2014

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assaults
Lee Larney

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Denver Spotted Horse

Dupree Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Lester Delbert Clown

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced in Synthetic Drug and Money Laundering Case
Corey Brandon Morrison

Watertown Man Sentenced in Synthetic Drug Case
Joshua Allen Hayhurst

March 21, 2014

Alaska Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
Scott Falk

March 17, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Receives Four Life Sentences for Sex Trafficking
Mohammed Sharif Alaboudi

March 14, 2014

Lower Brule Man Charged with Third Degree Burglary
James Short Bear

Fort Thompson Woman Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Mary St. John, a/k/a Mary Hoisington

March 13, 2014

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking
Timothy Gravens

MEDIA ADVISORY: Human Trafficking Press Conference Scheduled for March 17

March 12, 2014

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Cyrus Black Spotted Horse

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Possession of a Controlled Substance
David Andrews

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Larceny
Torin DeWitt

March 11, 2014

Mission Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary and Sexual Abuse of a Minor
John Joseph Menard

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced for Theft From an Indian Tribal Organization
Kristi Lynn Lawrence

Rosebud Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Gerald Duane Iron Shooter

March 7, 2014

Chief David Lawrence Honored as Indian Country Officer of the Year

Brookings Man Sentenced in Firearm Case
Larry Steven Jordan, Jr.

Sioux Falls Man Charged with Failure to Appear
David Andrews

March 6, 2014

Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Federal Officers and Discharge of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence
Jason Garreau

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Contact with a Child
Austin Wade Bissonette

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced in Embezzlement Case
Kellie Cunningham

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Joseph Anthony Little Star

Mission Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Richard Peneaux

Mission Man Sentenced for Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance
Steven Plank

Wanblee Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Jayme Lee Rivers, a/k/a Jayme Two Crow

Spencer Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Wildlife
Dennis L. Rowley

Kyle Man Indicted for Assault and Burglary
Vinnie Makes Good

March 5, 2014

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Francisco Maldonado

Fort Thompson Woman Sentenced for Larceny
Ruby Sazue

March 3, 2014

California Man Sentenced for Transportation for Prostitution
Joe Charles Becker

Six Indicted in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme
Donta Moore, Timothy Brister, Undra Franks, Jennifer Robinson, Shawnte Washington, Anna Weber

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Assault
Leo Kills Back

Wanblee Man Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact
Tyson Bad Cob

February 2014

February 27, 2014

Wounded Knee Men Charged with Theft of a Cow and Calf
Richard Daniel Ecoffey, a/k/a George Ecoffey, and Eugene Hunts Horses, Jr.

Nisland Woman Charged with Theft of Another Person's Identity
Glenda Suhr, a/k/a Glennda Suhr, a/k/a Glenda Currier

Kyle Man Charged with Health Care Fraud
Dean Hodges

Pine Ridge Woman Charged with Health Care Fraud
Jamie Wounded Arrow

February 26, 2014

Arizona Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Eduardo Martinez-Torres

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Simple Assault
Samuel White Lance

Mission Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
John Arcoren III, a/k/a Smokey Arcoren

February 25, 2014

California Man Sentenced in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
Brett McFarland

St. Francis Man Charged with Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing and Impeding a Federal Officer and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Riley McCloskey

St. Francis Man Charged with First Degree Murder, Kidnapping, Interstate Transportation of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Larceny
Riley McCloskey

February 24, 2014

North Carolina Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Shawn George, a/k/a Shaun George

February 21, 2014

Oglala Man Sentenced for Felony Child Abuse and Neglect
Norman Yellow Hawk

McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault
River Grey Bull

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assualting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
William Pay Pay

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force
Brad Lee Red Bear

February 14, 2014

Mission Man Indicted for Burglary, Assault, Use of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence, and a Controlled Substance Charge
Rigoberto Ortiz

February 12, 2014

Wildlife Investigation Yields Over $235,000 in Penalties
John and Kathryn Chauncey

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assault
Michael Tobacco

Wanblee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Four Charges of Sexual Abuse
Jason Poor Bear

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Jason Riley

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Child Abuse
Corey Good Crow

Bonesteel Woman Sentenced for Child Abuse
Maria Janis

Mission Woman Charged with Fraudulently Altered Money Order
Jamie Walking Eagle

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact
Patrick Left Hand Bull

February 11, 2014

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Joseph Blue Bird

Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Concealing a Fugitive
Tina Ladeaux, a/k/a Tina M. Cooper, a/k/a Tina Cooperboyd

February 10, 2014

Dupree Man Sentenced for Child Abuse
Allen White, a/k/a AJ White

Martin Man Sentenced for Assault on a Federal Officer
Corey Whirlwind Horse

Martin Woman Sentenced for Benefits Fraud
Kelly Cottier

February 6, 2014

Watertown Man Sentenced for Unlawful Taking of Migratory Birds and Lacey Act Violations
Roger Meyer

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding and Simple Assault
Conrad Little Bear

February 5, 2014

Judgement of $1,376,670 Rendered Against an Iowa Couple for False Claims Act Violations
Howard "Jack" Aleff and Reena Slominski

Martin Man Sentenced for Benefits Fraud
Walter York

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assault
Alexander Winter

California Man Sentenced for Assault
Francisco Hernandez, Jr.

February 4, 2014

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography
Jeremy Gunhammer

February 3, 2014

Allen Man Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders
Clarence Yellow Hawk Sr.

Rosebud Woman Charged with False Statements and Fraud
Letha Leroy

California Woman and Montana Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Drugs
Beth Swank and Claudio Puccio

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Three Sentenced in Drug Conspiracy Ring
Edward Vocu, Moses Montileaux, Sr., and Zeno Little

Rapid City Man Indicted for Internet Sexual Contact with a Minor
Casey Godfrey

Two Sioux Falls Men Indicted for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Dalton Rogers and Ryan Quarve

Mission Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Reno Roubideaux

Rapid City Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Waldo Patrick War Bonnett

North Dakota Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent
William Left Hand

Chamberlain Woman Charged with False Statements and Fraud
Marcella His Law, a/k/a Michelle His Law

Florida Man Sentenced in Counterfeit Money Scheme
Rafiq McDonald

Rosebud Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Jeremy Waln

Rosebud Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Phillip Little Hoop

Rosebud Woman Charged with Arson
Mary Peneaux

Mission Man Charged with Burglary of a Post Office and Theft of Mail
Jesse Robinson

Porcupine Man Indicted on Three Charges of Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Jaron Thunder Hawk

Kyle Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Benjamin Joseph Palmier

January 30, 2014

Two Men Sentenced in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
Samuel Pfeifle and Sean McFarland

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
Eric Murphy

Idaho Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Child Support
David E. Cox

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced in Firearms Case
Andrei Kevin Russell

Chamberlain Man Sentenced for Larceny
Warren LaRoche

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Assault With a Dangerous Weapon
William Z. Mexican

Parmelee Man Charged with Failure to Appear
Adam Poor Bear

Eagle Butte Woman Charged with Larceny
Susan Dillabaugh

North Dakota Woman Charged with Theft
Dawn Muir

St. Francis Man Charged with False Statements and Fraud
Titus James Iron Shield

January 29, 2014

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Assault and Child Abuse
Anthony Comes Flying, a/k/a Anthony Miller

January 24, 2014

Batesland Man Sentenced for Two Charges of Abusive Sexual Contact
George American Horse

January 23, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Convicted of 26 Investment Fraud Felonies
Randal Kent Hansen

Florida Man Sentenced in IRS Fraud Case
Charlie Frank Adams

Eagle Butte Woman Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Kenna Bridwell

Wood Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Child Abuse
Elias LaPointe

January 17, 2014

California Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm with an Obliterated Serial Number
Troy Leroy James

Four People Sentenced in Large Drug Conspiracy Ring
Wesley Yellow Horse, Sr., Theresa Vocu, Elwanda Fire Thunder, Kimberly Janis

Kadoka Man Sentenced for Destruction of Government Property
Lynn Standing Bear

Wakpala Man Sentenced for Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Francis DuBray

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding and Simple Assault
Westlee Ford

Idaho Man Found Guilty of Failure to Pay Legal Child Support
David E. Cox

Custer Couple Indicted for Destruction of Government Property
Jerry Nored and Susan Nored

Box Elder Man Sentenced for Using Computer to Engage in Criminal Sexual Conduct
Craig Joshua Weires

Deadwood Man Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm
Sean Jason Romanjenko

Oglala Woman Sentenced for Causing Death of Child
Elizabeth Red Star-Benson, a/k/a Elizabeth Shantelle Benson, a/k/a Elizabeth Red Star

Two St. Francis Men Charged with Second Degree Murder and a Sioux City Woman Charged with Accessory After the Fact
BillyRay McCloskey, Riley McCloskey, Crystal Red Hawk

January 16, 2014

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Child Related Sexual Abuse and Sexual Contact
Randy Never Misses A Shot

St. Francis Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact
Vernon Verdell Blackhorse

January 14, 2014

Minnesota Man Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit Securities
Gregory Wayne Newell

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Possessing Child Pornography
Maksim Mehiolvich Stefanyuk

Norris Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Jeremy Eagle Bear

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Jewell Iron Heart

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Sheldon LaPointe

Kimball Man Sentenced for Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer and Lacey Act Violations
James R. Steckley

Florida Man Sentenced for Witness Tampering
Seth Stone

Ideal Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and False Statement
Loren Running Horse, a/k/a Bo Running Horse

January 13, 2014

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Conviction of Former Rapid City Surgeon
Edward J.S. Picardi

St. Francis Woman Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Amanda Broken Leg

Irene Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy
Jacob Franklin Zurcher

January 9, 2014

South Dakota U.S. Attorney's Office Helped Collect Over $24 Million for Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

Kyle Man Sentenced for Assaulting an Officer
Richard D. Red Owl

Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine
Tricia Lee Pond, a/k/a Trish Pond

Colorado Woman Indicted for Drug Conspiracy
Barbara Olson

Pierre Man Sentenced for Assault
Glen Trudell, Jr.

January 8, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm
Shawn Muldoon

Wanblee Woman Sentenced for Drug Charges
Anita Lucine Brown

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced in Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
Georgia Pfeifle

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Ryan Umbarger

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime
Jay Paul Gallego

January 3, 2014

Bullhead Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Derek Archambault, a/k/a John Martinez

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Lehi James Demarrias, Sr.

McLaughlin Woman Sentenced for Larceny
Tabitha Good House

January 2, 2014

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Chat Moses Bobtail Bear, Sr., a/k/a Chate Moses Bobtail Bear, Sr.

Little Eagle Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact and Attempted Aggravated Sexual Abuse
Ronnie Fire Cloud, a/k/a Ronald Fire Cloud

December 2013

December 31, 2013

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Possession of a Controlled Substance Analogue
Joshua Brouse

Irene Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy
Jeremy Eric Zurcher

Mission Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Eugene Featherman

Pierre Man Indicted on Controlled Substance Charges
Juan Howell

Marion Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy Case
Larry Wayne Alver

North Dakota Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Virgil Running Bear, Jr.

December 20, 2013

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Chad Two Hearts

Wagner Group Indicted for Distribution of Methamphetamine
Jeffrey Louis Irving, Maria Corina Standing Cloud and Brandy Angela Waetermans

Mission Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing, and Impeding a Federal Officer
Mark Antoine

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Martin Garreau

Parmelee Woman Sentenced for Failure to Appear
Kamelia No Moccasin, a/k/a Kamelia Shoulders

Iowa Woman Sentenced for Distribution of a Controlled Substance
Dana Hoover, a/k/a Dana Strawn

Oglala Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Woman
Billy Bores a Hole

Dupree Woman Sentenced for Child Abuse and Neglect
Alisa Knight

Yankton Man Sentenced in Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Richard Allen Schaefer

December 19, 2013

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor
Archie Backward

Holabird Woman Charged with Wire Fraud
Frances Smith

McLaughlin Woman Charged with Assaulting, Resisting, or Impeding Federal Officers
Twyla Crow Ghost

Custer Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion
Dennis Wicks

Mission Woman Sentenced for Wire Fraud
Clarice Brave

December 16, 2013

Illinois Man Sentenced for Criminal Trespass
Steven Nichols

Rosebud Woman Charged with Acquiring Controlled Substances by Fraud and Theft in Connection with Healthcare
Bonnie Melissa Levy

Little Eagle Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Theron Makes Him First

North Dakota Man Charged with Abusive Sexual Contact
Brandon Wutzke

St. Francis Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Fabian McCloskey

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Jeremy Jeunesse, a/k/a Jeremy Chasing Horse, a/k/a Jeremy Trudell

December 13, 2013

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor
Robert Stricker

Ft. Pierre Man Sentenced for Bank Fraud
Wyatt Rasmussen

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Eric Ladeaux

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation
Shane Coleman

Two Sentenced for Making False Statements
Lynn Barbara Van Laar and Randall Jay Jurgens

Timber Lake Man Sentenced for Passing a Counterfeit $100 Bill
Dennis Tyler Gutierrez, a/k/a "Crow Shoe"

December 10, 2013

Oglala Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary
Tim Two Bulls

Wanblee Man Pleads Not Guilty to Making False Statements to Obtain Controlled Substances
Robert George Quiver

December 6, 2013

Sioux Falls Man Convicted in Sex Trafficking Case
Mohammed Sharif Alaboudi

Lower Brule Man Charged with Assaulting, Resisting and Impeding a Federal Officer
Dru Peterson

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Stuart Dion

Colorado Man Indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Distribution of Methamphetamine
Christopher Luke

Man from Mexico Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Reyes Chavez-Rojo

Batesland Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Richard Marshall

Pine Ridge Man Pleads Not Guilty to Theft of Government Property
Michael Twiss

December 4, 2013

Mission Man Charged with Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance
Steven Plank

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assaults
Jon Craig Dillon

Kyle Man Pleads Not Guilty to Assaulting a Federal Officer
Scotty Old Horse

Wanblee Man Charged with Child Abuse
Simon Glenn


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