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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Fort Thompson Woman Indicted for Larceny

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Larceny.

Tally Colombe, age 41, was indicted on October 12, 2016.  She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Moreno on October 18, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 5 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge relates to Colombe stealing funds belonging to Hunkpati Investments. The charge is merely an accusation and Colombe is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the United States Attorney’s Office.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie G. Sanderson is prosecuting the case.   

Colombe was released pending trial.  A trial date has been set for Tuesday, December 13, 2016.

Indian Country Law and Justice
Updated October 27, 2016