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Martin, South Dakota News: Martin Man, Jeremy Takes War Bonnett Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding

Martin, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Martin, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding was sentenced by Daneta Wollmann, U.S. Magistrate Judge. Jeremy Takes War Bonnett, age 31, was sentenced on June 18, 2018, to 12 months in federal prison, and ordered to pay a … Continue reading Martin, South Dakota News: Martin Man, Jeremy Takes War Bonnett Sentenced for Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding

South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Jade LaRoche Charged with Burglary and Assault

Lower Brule, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary, and Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer. Jade LaRoche, age 38, was indicted on June 12, 2018. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark … Continue reading South Dakota News: Lower Brule Man, Jade LaRoche Charged with Burglary and Assault

South Dakota News: Midland Woman, Angelica Dolloff Charged with Conspiracy and Possession of Ammunition

Midland, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Midland, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Possession of Ammunition by a Prohibited Person. Angelica Dolloff, age 30, was indicted on June 12, 2018. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge … Continue reading South Dakota News: Midland Woman, Angelica Dolloff Charged with Conspiracy and Possession of Ammunition

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, U.S. Attorney’s Office Participates in Sioux Falls PRIDE Festival

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Dakota participated in this year’s Sioux Falls PRIDE Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018, as part of its ongoing effort to increase awareness of the various civil rights protections available to South Dakotans under federal statute. The U.S. Department of Justice enforces … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, U.S. Attorney’s Office Participates in Sioux Falls PRIDE Festival

South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Tara Red Kettle Indicted for Assault With a Dangerous Weapon and Child Abuse

St. Francis, South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Child Abuse. Tara Red Kettle, a/k/a Tera Red Kettle, age 20, was indicted on June 12, 2018. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate … Continue reading South Dakota News: St. Francis Woman, Tara Red Kettle Indicted for Assault With a Dangerous Weapon and Child Abuse

South Dakota News: South Dakota State Maintains AAA With Fitch

PIERRE, S.D. – Wednesday Fitch announced that it has reaffirmed South Dakota’s AAA Issuer Default Rating with a stable outlook. “Achieving AAA is hard work, and so is maintaining that status,” said Gov. Dennis Daugaard.  “By sticking to conservative budget practices and keeping our reserves at 10 percent of our annual budget, South Dakota continues … Continue reading South Dakota News: South Dakota State Maintains AAA With Fitch

South Dakota News: SD Governor Daugaard Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Spring Flooding

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help three northern South Dakota counties recover from spring flooding that did more than $3.1 million in damage to public property. The request covers public assistance for Campbell, McPherson and Walworth counties.  The flooding occurred May 17-18, 2018. In a … Continue reading South Dakota News: SD Governor Daugaard Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For Spring Flooding

South Dakota News: Arlington, Craig Christeson, Court Orders Former Postmaster to Pay $353,441.42 for Defrauding the United States Postal Service

Arlington, S.D – A man from Arlington, South Dakota, has been ordered to pay $353,441.42 to the United States for defrauding the United States Postal Service. As postmaster from 2010 until 2015, Craig Christeson devised a scheme whereby he falsely certified receipt of spoiled postage meter strips, printed and cashed money orders, then kept the … Continue reading South Dakota News: Arlington, Craig Christeson, Court Orders Former Postmaster to Pay $353,441.42 for Defrauding the United States Postal Service