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11 29, 2017

Texas Man Sentenced for Deceptive Trade Practices

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Chad Michael Blair, 42, Houston, TX, formerly of Sioux Falls, was sentenced yesterday in 2nd Circuit Court to one count of deceptive trade practices and one count of odometer alteration.

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11 28, 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. The Drug Control Fund is funded by drug forfeiture monies to be used for enforcement in drug control and apprehension purposes.

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11 28, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Releases 6–Month Update on the Project Stand Up Program

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that November marks the 6-month anniversary of the launch of the Project Stand Up Program.

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11 28, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Provides Charitable Giving Tips for the Holiday Season

South Dakotans are extremely generous, whether the giving comes in the wake of a national disaster or during the gift giving season, which is upon us.

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11 22, 2017

South Dakota Supreme Court Upholds Conviction for Threats in Minnehaha County Courthouse

Attorney General Marty J. Jackley confirms that the South Dakota Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed Edward James Draskovich’s convictions for threatening a judicial officer and disorderly conduct as a result of statements he made in the Minnehaha County Courthouse.

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11 22, 2017

MURDER CONVICTION FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INVOLVING TWENTY-THREE STAB WOUNDS AFFIRMED BY SOUTH DAKOTA SUPREME COURT

Attorney General Marty J. Jackley announces that the First-Degree Murder conviction of John Eric Hemminger and mandatory life sentence has been affirmed by the South Dakota Supreme Court.

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11 22, 2017

South Dakota Receives Extraordinary Support from the National Governors Association, and the Education and Business Communities in National Fight to Bring Tax Fairness

Attorney General Marty J. Jackley is pleased to announce that the National Governors Association and the education and business communities have filed “friend of the court” briefs in support of South Dakota’s petition to the United States Supreme Court on tax fairness.

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11 22, 2017

Aurora Man Sentenced in Attempted Rape and Sexual Contact with a Child Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Aurora County States Attorney John Steele announced today that Robert Lincoln Will, 35, Plankinton, was sentenced.

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11 21, 2017

Colorado Man Sentenced For His Role in Flandreau Marijuana Grow Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that Jonathan Hunt, 44, Colorado, has been sentenced today for his role in the Flandreau marijuana grow case.

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11 20, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Provides Holiday Shopping Tips

The holiday shopping season is upon us and the lure of Black Friday deals and advertisements are abundant.

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11 15, 2017

Codington County Woman Indicted on Grand Theft Charges

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Barbara Anita Lingenfelter, 60, Watertown, has been indicted by a Codington County grand jury.

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11 15, 2017

Perkins County Man Indicted on Kidnapping and Rape Charges

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Perkins County States Attorney Shane Penfield announced today that a Perkins County grand jury has indicted Richard Seidel, 55, Bison.

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11 14, 2017

47 Basic Law Enforcement Certification Students to Graduation this Week

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that graduation for the 165th Basic Law Enforcement Certification class is scheduled for Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Mickelson Criminal Justice Center, Pierre, S.D. beginning at 10:00 a.m. (CST).

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11 14, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Joins 44 Attorneys General Urging Congress to Fix its Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 that Impedes Effective Drug Enforcement

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today he has joined with a total of 44 state Attorneys General in urging Congress to immediately repeal the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

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11 13, 2017

Western Union Wire Transfer Settlement Monies Available to Victims

Attorney General Marty Jackley has confirmed that the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Postal Service have settled with Western Union on a $586 million dollars settlement for aiding and abetting wire fraud.

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11 09, 2017

Four Arrested in Assault of Sturgis Woman

Law enforcement confirm that four individuals have been arrested.

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11 06, 2017

Minnehaha County Man Convicted for Financial Elder Abuse

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Ronald Wayne Whalen, 47, Sioux Falls, was sentenced on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 for attempted grand theft by deception.

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11 03, 2017

State Penitentiary Inmate Indicted for Attempted Murder

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Kevin Christopher Tripp, 25, inmate at the State Penitentiary, was indicted on one count of attempted first degree murder, and one count of aggravated assault against department of corrections employee.

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11 03, 2017

Operation Protect Veterans Programs Scheduled in Sioux Falls and Rapid City

Attorney General Marty Jackley is partnering with AARP on Operation Protect Veterans as part of the AARP Fraud Watch Network.

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11 02, 2017

Attorney General Jackley Warns South Dakota Consumers of Utility Scam Targeting the State

Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning South Dakota consumers to avoid a scam involving callers posing as utility company employees who attempt to obtain credit card or bank account information over the phone.

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11 02, 2017

South Dakota Supreme Court Upholds Patterson Murder Conviction and Life Without Parole Sentence

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the South Dakota Supreme Court has affirmed the second degree murder conviction and sentence of Joseph R. Patterson for the death of his then girlfriend’s son T.R.

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11 02, 2017

South Dakota Leading the National Fight to Bring Tax Fairness for Local Retailers

Attorney General Marty Jackley is pleased to announce that 36 Attorneys General are supporting South Dakota’s position that sales tax obligations should be applied fairly to both internet and main street businesses. Colorado has filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of South Dakota’s petition to the United States Supreme Court asking that Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, 504 U.S. 298 (1992) be overruled.

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11 01, 2017

State Penitentiary Inmate Sentenced in Sliming Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that State Penitentiary inmate Avugwi Zion Alvarez, 26, was sentenced yesterday for assault by inmate, intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste.

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