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March 2015

March 24, 2015

Dupree Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Aiding and Abetting
Todd Johns

Sioux Falls Man Charged in Dacotah Bank Robbery
Ricky Daniel Starks

March 18, 2015

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Randall Bear Eagle

March 17, 2015

Troy R. Morley Selected to Serve as Tribal Liaison

March 13, 2015

District of South Dakota Welcomes Randy Seiler as the Acting U.S. Attorney

Conference to be held in Rapid City on March 31 to discuss Tribal Implementation of the Violence Against Women Act

March 10, 2015

Nebraska Man Sentenced for Misprision of a Felony and Rapid City Woman Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Gilbert Young and Terri Covey, a/k/a Terry Covey

Pine Ridge Man Acquitted of Charges
Daigre Douville

March 09, 2015

Spearfish Woman Sentenced for Theft of Public Money
Linda Lee Anderson

Kyle Woman Indicted in Death of Infant
Jeannie Janis

Parmelee Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Richard Fool Bull

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Lucas Curley

Pine Ridge Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Jonathan Lee Twiss

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child
Leonard Rondeau

March 04, 2015

Chamberlain Man Charged with Larceny
James Short Bear

February 2015

February 27, 2015

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation
Jared Blaine

Ohio Man Sentenced for Killing Wildlife
Randy Miller

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Cody Grass

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Logan Hayes

Two Pine Ridge Men Convicted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Wesley Running Shield and Michael Alford

Hill City Woman Sentenced for Passport Application Fraud
Susan Ruth Weiner

February 18, 2015

U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson to Step Down

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Loren Laplante, Jr.

Huron Man Charged with Use of Fraudulent Identification Document
Milton Oropeza-Chavarria, a/k/a Alfredo De Jesus De Leon

February 13, 2015

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Assault
Craig Maskil

Takini Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Child
Reginald Between Lodges

Washington Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute Drugs
Bruce Gerald Cole

Rapid City Man Sentenced for False Statements
Antone Little Moon

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Lawrence Mexican

La Plant Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse
Henry Louis Chase Alone

Timber Lake Man Charged with Third Degree Burglary
Chapen Kraft

Rosebud Man Acquitted of Sexual Abuse
Anthony Fast Horse

February 12, 2015

Belle Fourche Man Sentenced for Commercial Sex Trafficking
Jerry Lane Golliher

Sturgis Couple Sentenced in Visa Fraud Scheme
Scott Kaubisch and Shiela Kaubisch, a/k/a Maria Shiela Santos Kaubisch

Rapid City Man Sentenced for Escape
Benjamin Kitteaux

Pine Ridge Woman Indicted for Theft
Bonita Ghost Dog

February 6, 2015

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Joseph Lambert

Lead Man Indicted for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm
Archie Roberts

February 5, 2015

Pine Ridge Man Indicted for Assault with Intent to Commit Murder
Jourdan Brown

Canton Man Indicted on Charges Relating to Drug Misbranding
Stanley Dean Brower

Rapid City Woman Indicted for Money Order Fraud
Eden Tawiah, a/k/a Eden Rosales, a/k/a Eden Holt

Mission Woman Charged with Child Abuse
Stephanie Luxon

February 4, 2015

Eagle Butte Woman Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder
Jordyn Blue Coat, a/k/a Jordyn Swan

Porcupine Woman Sentenced for Drug Distribution
Ardis Good Shot

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Possession of a Stolen Firearm
Shilo Hill, a/k/a Shilo Robideau

Box Elder Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Dewey Shane Marrowbone

Las Vegas Man Indicted for Sex Trafficking
Robert Ryan Powell

Mission Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Vernon Robert Schmidt, Jr., a/k/a Sonny Bob Schmidt

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Joseph Thompson

January 2015

January 29, 2015

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Assault
Calvin Bagola

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person
Philip Nordvold

Manderson Man Indicted for Sexually Abusing a Minor
Jasper Chase Alone

Man Charged with Criminal Trespass
Steven Nichols

Rosebud Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
Anthony One Star, Jr.

January 23, 2015

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Two Second Degree Murders
Crystal Red Hawk

Rapid City Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Use of the Internet
Casey James Godfrey

First Cousins from La Plant Plead Not Guilty to Incest
Nicholas Ray White Eagle and Fawn Lynn Scott

Mobridge Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer
Ed Charles LeClair, IV

McLaughlin Man Charged with Failure to Appear
Brett Charles Roach

Little Eagle Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Adrian Spotted Horse

Rosebud Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Kameron Jackson

Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Loren Lee Goodlow, a/k/a Loren Goodlow, Jr.

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault
Lawrence Bowker, a/k/a Larry Bowker

January 20, 2015

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Making Counterfeit Currency
Joshua Shane Lajoie

Harrold Man Charged with Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender
Lonnie Patrick Big Eagle

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kenny Fiddler

Eagle Butte Man Indicted on Drug Charges
Michael Scott Hearon

Howes Man Charged with Larceny
Leland Logg

Fort Thompson Man Indicted on Drug Charges
Christopher Spider

Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against South Dakota Medical Laser Manufacturer

January 16, 2015

Rapid City Man Indicted on Firearm Charges
Patrick Harding

Box Elder Man Charged with Larceny
Juan Crawford

Kyle Man Charged with Possession of Firearms by a Prohibited Person
Gerald Baker

January 12, 2015

Former USD Athletes Sentenced in IRS Fraud Case
Alphonso Rico Valdez and Terry Daron Liggins

January 9, 2015

Colorado Man Sentenced for Attempted Sex Trafficking
Miguel Aguilar

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

Lemmon Man Indicted for Child Pornography Charges
Donavon Lee Klein

McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Brett Roach

Okreek Man Sentenced for Assault by Strangulation and Suffocation
Joe Scott

Porcupine Woman Charged with False Statement
Danishia Marshall

January 8, 2015

Alabama Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of Firearm, Impersonating a Federal Officer, Interstate Stalking, and Tampering with a Witness
Michael Thetford, a/k/a Russ LNU

December 2014

December 31, 2014

Chamberlain Man Sentenced for Possession of a Controlled Substance
Rodney Hickey

Fort Thompson Man Charged with Arson and Burglary
Lewis Brown, Jr.

Cherry Creek Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
Joshua Hale

Mission Woman Charged with Misprision of Felony
Chelsea Larvie

Mission Woman Charged with Second Degree Murder, Assault, and Child Abuse
Rae Dawn Lunderman

December 30, 2014

Watertown Man Sentenced for His Role in Operation Black Widow
Patricio Rodriguez Pena

Lower Brule Man and Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer and Aiding and Abetting
Toni Harmon, a/k/a Toni Bad Horse and Sterling St. Cloud

Dupree Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact
James Pesicka, a/k/a Pard Pesicka

Brookings Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement
Pennie Sue Malenke

Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Assault
Santana Drapeau

Florida Man Sentenced in Fraud Case
Jeremy Jamar Blount

December 22, 2014

Oglala Sioux Tribal Advocate Found Guilty of Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine
Susan Schrader

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Voluntary Manslaughter
Lawrence Red Shirt

California Man Sentenced for Possession of an Unregistered Firearm
Gregoria Aguirre

December 17, 2014

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

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Franklin Running Horse

Mission Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse, Assault and Child Abuse
Frederick Marshall

Mission Man Charged with Second Degree Murder, Assault and Child Abuse
Tyler Erickson, a/k/a TJ Erickson

Rapid City Man Convicted of Drug Conspiracy
Luis Olivares

Cherry Creek Man Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Kelly Romero

Nisland Woman Sentenced for Fraud
Glenda Suhr, a/k/a Glendda Suhr, a/k/a Glenda Currier

Eagle Butte Man Charged with Assault
Julius Titus III

Colorado Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine
Brandon Jeraye Trejo

December 15, 2014

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Marijuana Distribution
Wesley Kleinsasser

Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding
Diego Ramon Lara

Porcupine Man Sentenced for Escape
Jesse Miller

Tea Woman Sentenced in Marjuana Distribution and Money Laundering Conspiracies
Faith Ashley Rasmussen

McLaughlin Man Acquitted of Assault Charges
Justin Walking Elk

December 8, 2014

South Dakota U.S. Attorney's Office Collects Over $3.6 Million in Fiscal Year 2014

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
Patrick Black Spotted Horse

Canton Man Charged with Transportation of Stolen Property, Wire Fraud, and Money Laundering
Kenneth Hunsucker

Rapid City Man Indicted for Assault and Burglary
Leroy Brown Bull Sr.

Rosebud Woman Charged with Concealing Person From Arrest
Samantha Spotted War Bonnet

 


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