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01 30, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Update on Medical Marijuana Issue

On August 19, 2016, Attorney General Marty Jackley provided correspondence to the FDA and DEA urging both to assist in the determination of whether marijuana presents medical opportunities and further setting forth considerations for public health and safety.

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01 30, 2017

State Penitentiary Inmate Convicted and Sentenced for Having a Weapon

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that a State Penitentiary inmate Dustin Vincent Piatt, 35, pled guilty today to Possession of a Weapon by an Inmate, SDCL 24 2 14(3), a Class 2 felony, from an incident occurring last May in the Penitentiary.

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01 26, 2017

Results of Attorney General’s 6th Annual Legislative Shooting Contest

“South Dakota enjoys, respects, and protects the fundamental right of the state and our law abiding citizens to bear arms."

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01 20, 2017

Grandparent Scam Continues to Target South Dakota Seniors

Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota seniors that the grandparent scam has resurfaced targeting all parts of the state.

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01 17, 2017

South Dakota Child Identification Program Event in Rapid City

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the South Dakota Masons want to remind parents and guardians of the upcoming South Dakota Child Identification Program (SDCHIP) event:

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01 13, 2017

Bill to Allow the Release of Certain Booking Photographs Passes Full Senate

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that SB 25, a bill providing the release of certain booking photographs has passed the full Senate in a vote of . The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill on Thursday, January 12.

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01 13, 2017

Preliminary Autopsy Results Released in Inmate Death

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that preliminary autopsy results have been released for inmate Moses Dubray and indicate that cause of death was homicide.

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01 12, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Warns Against Travel Scams and Timeshare Resellers

It is that time of year again when people are planning winter trips to warmer regions and may be faced with advertisements to buy a timeshare or travel package. Attorney General Jackley would like to offer some advice on how to better protect you when contemplating these types of purchases.

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01 12, 2017

Gregory County Man Pleads to Sexual Contact with a Minor and Distribution of Controlled Substance to a Minor

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Gregory County States Attorney Amy Bartling announced today that Donald Kelvin Story, 51, Dallas, pled guilty to one count of distribution of a controlled substance to a minor, methamphetamine, class 2 felony, punishable by to 25 years in the state penitentiary and/or $50,000 fine and one count of sexual contact with a child under the age of 16, class 3 felony, punishable by up to 15 years in the state penitentiary and/or $30,000 fine.

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01 11, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Appoints Standing Rock Officer to Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the appointment of David Lawrence, Chief of Police with the Standing Rock Agency to the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.

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01 11, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Reminds Provigil Users to File Claim Before April Deadline

Attorney General Marty Jackley is reminding consumers who feel they may be entitled to a recovery under the Provigil settlement to file their claim before the April 13, 2017 deadline.

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01 11, 2017

Escaped Inmate Found Deceased in Fall River County

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that Moses Dubray, 32, inmate at the Rapid City Community Work Center was found deceased along SD Hwy 89 earlier today.

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01 10, 2017

Backpage.com Suspends Controversial Sexual Advertising in Human Trafficking Fight

South Dakota Attorney General Marty J. Jackley confirms that Backpage.com has suspended its sexual advertising in relation to the ongoing human trafficking fight.

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01 09, 2017

State Forensic Lab Completes Project for Testing all Rape Kits

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that South Dakota Forensic Lab (SDFL) has completed the testing of all rape kits from law enforcement agencies in South Dakota. Untested rape kits have become and continue to be a national concern.

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01 06, 2017

Attorney General’s Office Releases Officer Involved Shooting Summary

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Tara Hartse, on December 7, 2016, in Lake Norden, South Dakota.

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01 06, 2017

COURT ORDERS BERGET’S COUNSEL TO SUBMIT COMPETENCY REPORT

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Circuit Court Judge Hoffman has ordered Berget’s counsel to submit a report addressing whether Berget is mentally disabled before further ruling on State’s Motion to Dismiss.

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01 04, 2017

Attorney General Jackley’s 2017 Legislative Package

Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the Attorney General’s proposed legislative package for 2017 will include a request that our Legislature consider and enact the following:

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01 03, 2017

Sanborn County Man Pleads to First Degree Manslaughter

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Sanborn County States Attorney Jeffrey Larson announced today that Matthew Walter Novak, 33, Woonsocket, pled guilty to manslaughter in the first degree.

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