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06 27, 2017

AG Jackley Statement on EPA Rescinding Waters of the U.S. Rule

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the Environmental Protection Agency, under Administrator Scott Pruitt and Corps of Engineers, under Douglas Lamont, have withdrawn the Obama-era regulation that asserts federal authority over state waters.

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06 26, 2017

United States Supreme Court Rules with 12 Attorneys General on Immigration Law

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the United States Supreme Court issued a decision allowing President Trump’s executive order, commonly called the “travel ban”, to take effect, with certain exceptions.

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06 23, 2017

Aurora County Man Arrested for First Degree Rape

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Robert Lincoln Will III, 35, Plankinton, was arrested on one count of rape in the first degree, class C felony, punishable by up to life imprisonment and/or $50,000 fine.

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06 20, 2017

Project Stand Up to Expand Local Community Kick-Offs in Timber Lake and Eagle Butte

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Project Stand Up will expand its Community Kick-Offs this week in Timber Lake and Eagle Butte.

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06 20, 2017

Drug Control Fund Awards Distributed to Law Enforcement Agencies

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that several law enforcement agencies throughout the state have been given awards from the Attorney General’s Drug Control Fund.

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06 20, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Join 20-State Coalition Urging EPA to Respect States’ Role Against EPA Overregulation

Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined a 20-state coalition in requesting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preserve the role of the states in protecting the nation’s water sources.

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06 20, 2017

Minnehaha County Man Convicted for Financial Elder Abuse

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that a Minnehaha County jury returned a verdict finding Ronald Wayne Whalen, 47, Sioux Falls, guilty of 1 count of forgery, class 5 felony, punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment and/or $10,000 fine.

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06 19, 2017

Attorney General Explanations Released for Four Constitutional Amendments Regarding Campaign Finance and Lobbying Laws

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Attorney General Explanations for four separate proposed constitutional amendments have been filed with the Secretary of State.

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06 17, 2017

AG Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Rapid City

PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Rapid City Police Department is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred June 17, at approximately 12:16 p.m (MDT). The incident occurred at 310 Viking Drive in Rapid City.

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06 16, 2017

Project Stand Up to Launch Community Kick-Off in Sisseton

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Sisseton will be the first community to launch a local push for Project Stand Up - the statewide anonymous texting program that allows citizens to standup to drug crimes in their communities.

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06 15, 2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today, Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to highlight the Attorney General’s Elder Abuse & Financial Exploitation Subdivision and the work they have done over the past year.

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06 15, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Joins National Attorneys General Investigation on Opioids

Attorney General Marty Jackley is working with a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General from across the country in an investigation to evaluate whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids.

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06 14, 2017

South Dakota Law Enforcement Stops Large Fentanyl Distribution

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Chamberlain Police Department, the Safe Trails Drug Task Force and the Division of Criminal Investigation have arrested Trevor Harden, 19, Chamberlain, as a result of a search warrant served in Chamberlain on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

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06 14, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Warns of Deceptive Tobacco Settlement Advertising

Attorney General Marty Jackley warns South Dakota citizens of recent deceptive advertisements related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

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06 13, 2017

Sioux Falls Woman Sentenced in Embezzlement Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Marna Jayne Gietzen, 49, Sioux Falls, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and was sentenced to serve 4 years in the state penitentiary with 4 years suspended under the condition that she serve time in the county jail.

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06 13, 2017

Parolee Sentenced in Assault and Escape Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hughes County States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner announced today that Patrick LeBeau, 26, Pierre, was sentenced to 5 years in the state penitentiary with three suspended for escape and 2 years in the state penitentiary for simple assault domestic violence with both sentences to run consecutively.

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06 09, 2017

SD CHIP Event In Belle Fourche

PIERRE, S.D. – 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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06 08, 2017

Nation’s Largest Nursing Home Pharmacy Company to Pay $23 Million to Settle Allegations Involving False Billings to State Medicaid Programs

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has joined with other states and the federal government to settle allegations of fraud against Omnicare Inc., the nation’s largest provider of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services to nursing homes.

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06 06, 2017

Bon Homme County Man Sentenced for Rape and Sexual Contact with a Minor

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Bon Homme County States Attorney Lisa Rothschadl announced today that Paul Michael Brewer, 41, Tabor, was sentenced to 65 years in the state penitentiary for his conviction of rape and sexual contact. Brewer was convicted in March 2017 on 3 counts of rape and 2 counts sexual contact with a child under the age of 16.

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06 05, 2017

Attorney General Explanation Released for Constitutional Amendment Regarding Initiated and Referred Measures

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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06 05, 2017

South Dakotans Asked to Recognize Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Attorney General Marty Jackley is asking South Dakotans to join in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2017.

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06 02, 2017

Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division Warns of Sweepstakes Imposters

Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers that winners of the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes do not receive phone calls about their prizes.

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06 02, 2017

Gregory County Man Arrested for Second Degree Murder

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Gregory County States Attorney Amy Bartling confirm that Chance Harruff, 46, Dallas, has been charged and arrested by complaint for second degree murder in the death of Kristi Olson, 38, Dallas.

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