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Drug Asset Civil Forfeiture

SDCL 34-20B-70 provides that certain property is subject to forfeiture when it is being used for the possession or distribution of controlled substances or marijuana. A vehicle is subject to forfeiture if it is used to facilitate the transportation, possession or concealment of any illegal controlled substance or eight ounces or more of marijuana. Furthermore, any asset is subject to forfeiture if it is proceeds of the distribution of controlled substances or marijuana. The vehicles and other assets are then used by law enforcement or are sold and deposited into the drug control fund. The drug control fund is used to fund drug enforcement programs throughout the state.

CY17

Sources Quantity Seized (Gross) Amount Awarded to Drug Control Fund (Net)
Vehicles 0 $0*
Cash $0 $0
Firearms 0 0
# of seizures with Misc. items 0 0
* received from sale of vehicles or buy back of vehicle by owner

Uses of Drug Control Fund Monies

Personnel costs related to Byrne/JAG Match (Prosecutors, Agents) 0
Travel costs related to Byrne/JAG Match 0
Contractual costs related to Byrne/JAG Match 0
Contractual costs related to Statewide Drug Testing (Drugs,UA) 0
Contractual costs related to Investigations (Tow Bills, Vehicle Maint, Traning) 0
Supplies related to Byrne/JAG Match 0
Supplies related to Investigations (Fuel, Tires, etc.) 0
Grants to Local and State Law Enforcement for Investigation 0
Assets related to Byrne/JAG Match 0
Drug Buy Funds to local task forces and drug investigators 0
Total 0

DRUG FORFEITURE GRANTS - 2017

Brookings County SO $7,500.00 canine equipment
Clark PD and Clark Co SO $1,000.00 criminal interdiction workshop attendees
Deadwood PD $ 20,000.00 portable radios, rifles, drug testing field kits
Jackson County SO $ 13,800.00 mobile and handheld radios
Lincoln Co SO $ 2,500.00 ductless fume hood for crime lab processing
Marshall Co SO $7,500.00 $7,500- In-car camera equipment
MCSO $15,000.00 vehicle
Rapid City PD $20,000.00 vehicles
SDHP $100,000.00 Centralized Evidence Room
Sioux Falls PD $ 4,500.00 Narcan kits
Sturgis Police Athletic League $2,500.00 operating expenses/ PAL Program for youth
Union Co SO $ 600.00 Narcan kits
Whitewood PD $ 600.00 rifle
Deadwood PD  $1,417.00 vests, tools, helmet and holster
Dewey County SO   $ 800.00 training for officers
Hanson County SO $2,275.00 body worn cameras
Fall River County SO $15,000.00 furnishing evidence storage facility
Huron PD $19,524.00 cameras and recording system
Pennington County SO $75,000.00 Monies towards a full body scanner
Pennington Co. SO, Rapid City PD, DCI, AG $100,000.00 Security equipment, interview equipment, work stattion equipment for new joint LE office space
Minnehaha County SO $75,000.00 Monies towards body scanner for Minneaha County Jail
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