Ron Parsons

South Dakota News: Sioux Falls Woman, Sharon Dvorak Charged with Distribution and Receipt of Child Pornography

Sioux Falls, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Distribution and Receipt of Child Pornography. Sharon Dvorak, age 49, was indicted on March 5, 2019. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on March 11, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Sioux Falls Woman, Sharon Dvorak Charged with Distribution and Receipt of Child Pornography

South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Glen Eagle Thunder Sentenced for Failure to Register

Lower Brule, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Glen Eagle Thunder, age 44, was sentenced on November 8, 2018, to 2 years in federal prison, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Glen Eagle Thunder Sentenced for Failure to Register

South Dakota News: Sioux Falls Man, Brandon Gustav McGuire Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

Sioux Falls, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on November 13, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Brandon Gustav McGuire, age 31, was sentenced to 147 months in federal prison, followed by 5 … Continue reading South Dakota News: Sioux Falls Man, Brandon Gustav McGuire Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

South Dakota News: Rapid City Man, William James Jackson Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm

Rapid City, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. William James Jackson, age 27, was sentenced on November 9, 2018, to 27 months in federal … Continue reading South Dakota News: Rapid City Man, William James Jackson Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, STATEMENT OF U.S. ATTORNEY RON PARSONS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS

SIOUX FALLS, SD – “Jeff Sessions served as our nation’s 84th Attorney General with tremendous dignity, dedication, and distinction. He advanced the Administration’s priorities with strong leadership and purposeful expectations. He reinvigorated and motivated federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement professionals to perform at the highest levels and produce results that have greatly benefited … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, STATEMENT OF U.S. ATTORNEY RON PARSONS ON ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES SUBSTANTIAL NEW FEDERAL GRANT TO HELP SOUTH DAKOTA DRUG TASK FORCES FIGHT METH

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – United States Attorney Ron Parsons joined the U.S. Department of Justice in announcing that the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office has been awarded a new $1,029,958 federal grant to combat the illegal trafficking of methamphetamine in South Dakota. The funds were awarded through the Community Oriented Policing Services Office (COPS) Anti-Methamphetamine … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES SUBSTANTIAL NEW FEDERAL GRANT TO HELP SOUTH DAKOTA DRUG TASK FORCES FIGHT METH

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS MAJOR INCREASES IN VICTIM REPORTING AND NUMBER OF LAWSUITS FILED IN ONE YEAR SINCE LAUNCH OF INITIATIVE TO COMBAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN HOUSING

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – United States Attorney Ron Parsons and the Justice Department today announced the one-year anniversary of its initiative to combat sexual harassment in housing. Since its launch in October 2017 and nationwide expansion in April 2018, the Department has seen a major upswing in both reporting and enforcement. Over the past year, … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS MAJOR INCREASES IN VICTIM REPORTING AND NUMBER OF LAWSUITS FILED IN ONE YEAR SINCE LAUNCH OF INITIATIVE TO COMBAT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN HOUSING

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HONORS NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

New Funding Announced for a Tribal Special Assistant U.S. Attorney to prosecute for Rosebud Sioux Tribe SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In conjunction with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that the Rosebud Sioux Tribe will be awarded funding for a new Tribal Special Assistant U.S. Attorney to help prosecute domestic … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HONORS NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR TEAM UP FOR MAJOR EXPANSION OF TRIBAL ACCESS TO NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION DATABASES

Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to Participate in TAP Program in District of South Dakota SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons joined the Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior in announcing a dramatic expansion of the federal government’s key program that provides tribes with access to national … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR TEAM UP FOR MAJOR EXPANSION OF TRIBAL ACCESS TO NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION DATABASES

South Dakota News: Sioux Falls, Maksim Stefanyuk, Repeat Sex Offender from Sioux Falls Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Sioux Falls, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of two counts of distributing child pornography, one count of receiving child pornography, and one count of failing to register as a sex offender was sentenced on October 15, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. … Continue reading South Dakota News: Sioux Falls, Maksim Stefanyuk, Repeat Sex Offender from Sioux Falls Sentenced for Distributing Child Pornography and Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

South Dakota News: Mission Man, Brandon Jones Charged with Failure to Appear

Mission, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Appear. Brandon Jones, age 24, was indicted on August 13, 2018. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica Duffy on October 10, 2018, and pled not guilty to … Continue reading South Dakota News: Mission Man, Brandon Jones Charged with Failure to Appear

South Dakota News: Kyle Man, Raymond Bull Bear Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

Kyle, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Kyle, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Raymond Bull Bear, age 35, was sentenced on October 2, 2018, to 18 months in federal prison, followed by 2 … Continue reading South Dakota News: Kyle Man, Raymond Bull Bear Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

South Dakota News: McLaughlin Man, Silas Ortley Sentenced to Sixty Months in Federal Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact of Children

McLaughlin, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann sentenced a McLaughlin, South Dakota, man convicted of abusive sexual contact on October 1, 2018. Silas Ortley, age 36, was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay … Continue reading South Dakota News: McLaughlin Man, Silas Ortley Sentenced to Sixty Months in Federal Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact of Children

South Dakota News: Rapid City Woman, Daphne Janis Found Guilty of Prescription Fraud

Rapid City, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Daphne Janis, age 37, of Rapid City, South Dakota, was found guilty of False Statements Relating to Health Care Matters, Obtaining Controlled Substances by Fraud, and Using a Communications Facility to Commit another Felony, following a federal jury trial in Rapid City. The … Continue reading South Dakota News: Rapid City Woman, Daphne Janis Found Guilty of Prescription Fraud

South Dakota News: Pierre Man, Daniel Red Horse Sentenced for Failure to Register

Pierre, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pierre, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register was sentenced on October 2, 2018, by U.S. District Court Judge Roberto A. Lange. Daniel Red Horse, Jr., age 48, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised … Continue reading South Dakota News: Pierre Man, Daniel Red Horse Sentenced for Failure to Register

South Dakota News: Hermosa Man, Tobin Nettifee Sentenced for Fraud and Identity Theft

Hermosa, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Hermosa, South Dakota, man convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Tobin Nettifee, age 40, was sentenced on October 2, 2018, to 3 years and 9 months in federal prison, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Hermosa Man, Tobin Nettifee Sentenced for Fraud and Identity Theft

South Dakota News: Lower Brule Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

Lower Brule, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that three Lower Brule, South Dakota, individuals have been indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance. Shanna St. Cloud, age 20, Alisha Flute, a/k/a Alisha Pretty Sounding Flute, age 20, and Teresa Jandreau, age 39, were indicted on … Continue reading South Dakota News: Lower Brule Residents Indicted on Methamphetamine Charges

South Dakota News: Rosebud Man, Garrett Alan Heck Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Rosebud, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Garrett Alan Heck, age 23, was indicted on September 11, 2018. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on September 28, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Rosebud Man, Garrett Alan Heck Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

South Dakota News: McLaughlin Man, Jerome Goodhouse Sentenced for Sex Abuse

McLaughlin, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a McLaughlin, South Dakota, man convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact of a Person Incapable of Consent was sentenced on September 17, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann. Jerome Goodhouse, age 27, was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison, followed by 5 … Continue reading South Dakota News: McLaughlin Man, Jerome Goodhouse Sentenced for Sex Abuse

South Dakota News: Rosebud Man, Calvin Gillette Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

Rosebud, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on September 24, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Calvin Gillette, age 27, was sentenced to 4 months in federal prison, 4 months of home confinement, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Rosebud Man, Calvin Gillette Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

South Dakota News: Pierre, Lana Steele, Former Treasurer of the Crow Creek District Business Committee Appeared in Federal Court on Embezzlement Charges

Defendant Prosecuted as Part of the Guardians Project, a Federal Law Enforcement Initiative to Combat Corruption, Fraud, and Abuse Pierre, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a former treasurer of the Crow Creek District Business Committee appeared in federal court on September 27, 2018, in Pierre, South Dakota, and plead guilty. … Continue reading South Dakota News: Pierre, Lana Steele, Former Treasurer of the Crow Creek District Business Committee Appeared in Federal Court on Embezzlement Charges

Arizona News: Arizona Man, Christopher Lamont Bradshaw Found Guilty on Methamphetamine Charges

Tucson, Arizona – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Christopher Lamont Bradshaw, age 27, of Tucson, Arizona, was found guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota. The charges carry a mandatory minimum … Continue reading Arizona News: Arizona Man, Christopher Lamont Bradshaw Found Guilty on Methamphetamine Charges

South Dakota News: Madison Man, Alex Lopez Nicolas Sentenced in Methamphetamine and Money Laundering Conspiracies

Madison, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Madison, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Conspiracy to Launder Monetary Instruments, and Use of a Fraudulent Identification Document was sentenced on September 24, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Alex Lopez-Nicolas, age 24, was sentenced … Continue reading South Dakota News: Madison Man, Alex Lopez Nicolas Sentenced in Methamphetamine and Money Laundering Conspiracies

South Dakota News: Corson County Man, Adrian Bryce Spotted Horse Sentenced to 57 Months for Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender

Wakpala, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Adrian Bryce Spotted Horse, Sr., age 39, of Wakpala, South Dakota, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for his conviction of Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender. U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann pronounced the sentence in federal court in Aberdeen, South … Continue reading South Dakota News: Corson County Man, Adrian Bryce Spotted Horse Sentenced to 57 Months for Domestic Assault by an Habitual Offender

South Dakota News: White River Man, Gabriel Angelo May Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit $20 Bills

White River, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a White River, South Dakota, man convicted of Passing Counterfeit Obligations of the United States was sentenced on September 24, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Gabriel Angelo May, age 38, was sentenced to time served equal to approximately six months … Continue reading South Dakota News: White River Man, Gabriel Angelo May Sentenced for Passing Counterfeit $20 Bills

South Dakota News: Eagle Butte Man, Henry James Three Legs Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting

Eagle Butte, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting was sentenced on September 17, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Henry James Three Legs, age 30, was sentenced to 2 months in federal prison, 10 … Continue reading South Dakota News: Eagle Butte Man, Henry James Three Legs Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary and Aiding and Abetting

Arizona News: Tucson Man, Christopher Lamont Bradshaw Found Guilty on Methamphetamine Charges

Tucson, Arizona – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Christopher Lamont Bradshaw, age 27, of Tucson, Arizona, was found guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota. The charges carry a mandatory minimum … Continue reading Arizona News: Tucson Man, Christopher Lamont Bradshaw Found Guilty on Methamphetamine Charges

South Dakota News: Three Eagle Butte Men Sentenced for Larceny and Aiding and Abetting

Eagle Butte, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that two Eagle Butte, South Dakota, men convicted of Larceny and Aiding and Abetting, and one man convicted of Misprision of a Felony have been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Kolby Longbrake, age 25, was sentenced on September 18, 2018, to … Continue reading South Dakota News: Three Eagle Butte Men Sentenced for Larceny and Aiding and Abetting

South Dakota News: Cherry Creek Man, Dana Marshall Sentenced for Assault

Cherry Creek, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Cherry Creek, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on September 24, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Dana Marshall, age 32, was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of … Continue reading South Dakota News: Cherry Creek Man, Dana Marshall Sentenced for Assault

South Dakota News: Dupree Man, John Darren Johnson Charged with Assault of a Federal Officer

Dupree, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Dupree, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assaulting, Resisting, Opposing, and Impeding a Federal Officer. John Darren Johnson, age 31, was indicted on August 13, 2018. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on September … Continue reading South Dakota News: Dupree Man, John Darren Johnson Charged with Assault of a Federal Officer