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McLaughlin Man Sentenced for Burglary

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced that a McLaughlin, South Dakota, man convicted of Third Degree Burglary was sentenced on April 21, 2022, by U.S. District Court Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Christopher Aaron Miller, age 42, was sentenced to three years of probation, a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100, and restitution in the amount of $3,000.

Miller was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 14, 2021.  He pled guilty on December 6, 2021.

The conviction stemmed from an incident on September 30, 2019, in McLaughlin, wherein Miller entered a garage at night and broke several windows on a vehicle.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Corson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron J. Cook prosecuted the case.

Miller released from the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service following the sentencing.

Updated April 22, 2022