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05 27, 2016

Law Enforcement Identifies Body Found in Grant County Print

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the body discovered in Grant County on May 17, 2016 has been identified. The victim, Tess Morgan Monae White, 25, West Allis, Wisconsin was last seen on May 5, 2016.

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05 27, 2016

Brandon Man Indicted for Possession of a Controlled Substance

PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Wayne Jerry Ellingson, 41, Brandon, has been indicted by a Minnehaha County Grand Jury. Ellingson was indicted on one count of possession of a controlled substance, fentanyl, class 5 felony, punishable by up to 5 years in the state penitentiary and/or $10,000 fine.

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05 24, 2016

Narcan Saves Life of Pierre Man

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley and Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer confirm a life was saved with the use of Narcan last night in Pierre. Emergency Responders arrived at a Pierre residence where CPR was being administered to an unresponsive male.

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05 19, 2016

Law Enforcement Confirms Homicide Investigation in Grant County

PIERRE S.D. - Local law enforcement is conducting a homicide investigation in Grant County. A body was discovered by a landowner on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 17, in rural western Grant County.

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05 18, 2016

Attorney General Jackley to Lead National Attorneys General Delegation to Israel

PIERRE, S.D – South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley as President of the National Association of Attorneys General will lead the delegation of Attorneys General to Israel on May 25-June 1, 2016.

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05 16, 2016

National Police Week Events Scheduled

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to ask South Dakotans to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities and to honor those officers who have been lost in the line of duty. National Police Week is set aside each May to pay special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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05 13, 2016

SD Joins Legal Defense in Keystone Pipeline

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that South Dakota has joined a Multi-State Amicus Curiae or friend of the court brief filed in the United States District Court of Texas against the federal government in support of the Keystone Pipeline.

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05 13, 2016

AG Jackley’s Response to President Obama’s School Bathroom Mandate

PIERRE, S.D. - The President of the United States, through the U.S. Department of Education, today issued a letter that has established a requirement that every public school district in the country allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match the student’s chosen gender identity and further threatening federal civil rights litigation and education funding withholdings.

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05 13, 2016

Two Men Arrested in Child Sexual Abuse Case

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley, Gregory County States Attorney Amy Bartling and Tripp County States Attorney Alvin Pahlke confirm that Donald Kelvin Story, 52, Dallas and Richard Dean Sund, 52, Colome, have been charged and arrested by complaint on child sexual abuse charges.

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05 13, 2016

Crime in South Dakota 2015 Publication Released

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley released today the Crime in South Dakota 2015 report. This report is compiled by the Attorney General’s Criminal Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) and is the most accurate and comprehensive compilation of South Dakota criminal statistics as it reflects the actual arrest and reporting information by South Dakota law enforcement.

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05 13, 2016

AG Jackley Warns of Microsoft Technical Support Scam

PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today that the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has been inundated by consumers who have been targeted by the Microsoft Technical Support scam. Consumers have been receiving phone calls claiming to be from the support center of Microsoft Windows and wanting to gain access to the consumer’s computer in order to make repairs.

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05 12, 2016

Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo Honored and States Attorney Officers Elected

PIERRE, S.D. The South Dakota State’s Attorneys Association honors Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo as Prosecutor of the Year.

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05 11, 2016

Turner County Man Sentenced in Aggravated Assault Case

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Jeremy Robert Elliot, 35, Parker, was sentenced to 15 years with 5 suspended in the state penitentiary for aggravated assault and 5 years all suspended for possession of a controlled substance, Tetrahydrocannabinol.

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05 11, 2016

A. G. Explanation Released for Referred Law 19

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has delivered to the Secretary of State an Attorney General Explanation for Referred Law 19. In 2015, the Legislature enacted Senate Bill 69 involving revisions of state laws regarding elections and election petitions.

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05 10, 2016

Grand Jury Issues Indictment Charging Bollen with Unauthorized Disposal of Personal Property Subject

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that on Friday, May 6, 2016, a Brown County grand jury issued an indictment charging Joop Bollen, 52, Aberdeen.

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05 04, 2016

A. G.’s Response to Recommendation to Significantly Reduce or Decriminalize Controlled Substance

PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley responds to the Urban Institute recommendation that South Dakota reduce possession and ingestion of a controlled substance to a misdemeanor.

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05 03, 2016

National Association of Attorneys General Summit Concludes

PIERRE S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley as President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) confirms the conclusion of the 2016 Attorneys General Presidential Summit.

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05 03, 2016

Olympus America, INC. Pays $306 Million Dollars to Resolve Allegations of Anti-Kickback Violations

PIERRE S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has joined with other states and the federal government to settle United States et al., ex rel. John Slowik v. Olympus America, Inc., et al., 10-5994 (District of New Jersey). The whistleblower lawsuit alleged that Olympus, and certain of its subsidiaries...

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