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08 27, 2018

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit Makes an Additional Arrest

Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Ron Parsons, Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo, Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris, and Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom announce that the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations have arrested one additional individual as part of the recent sex trafficking operation in Rapid City for a total 7 arrests.

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08 23, 2018

South Dakota’s Sex Offender Registry Remains National Leader

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the compliancy rate for registered sex offenders is 98.8% across the state.

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08 23, 2018

Attorney General Marty Jackley Urges Congress to Close Deadly Fentanyl Loophole

Attorney General Marty Jackley, as part of a bipartisan group of 52 state and territory Attorneys General, joined in calling on Congress today to help end the opioid epidemic and close a loophole that prevents the trafficking of deadly fentanyl.

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08 16, 2018

State Penitentiary Inmate Sentenced for Aggravated Assault Against a Department of Corrections Employee

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that State Penitentiary inmate Kevin Christopher Tripp, 26, was sentenced for aggravated assault against department of corrections employee and assault by inmate, intentionally causing contact with bodily fluids or human waste.

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08 16, 2018

State Penitentiary Inmate Sentenced for Assault Against a Department of Corrections Employee

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that State Penitentiary inmate James Patrick Dornbusch, 25, was sentenced for assault against a department of corrections employee.

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08 14, 2018

Sex Trafficking Operation Results in Arrests

Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Ron Parsons, Pennington County States Attorney Mark Vargo, Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris, and Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom announce that the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations have conducted investigations into sex trafficking in Rapid City.

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08 09, 2018

Law Enforcement and School Administrators Join Efforts to Boost School Safety through Anonymous Texting Program

Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Ronald A. Parsons, Jr., Associated School Boards of South Dakota, School Administrators of South Dakota, South Dakota Sheriff’s Association, South Dakota Police Chiefs’ Association and the South Dakota Department of Public Safety announced today the rollout of the new component of Project Stand Up- Safe Schools.

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08 09, 2018

South Dakota Supreme Court Issues Order in Wayfair Case

On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., which concluded that “the physical presence rule of Quill is unsound and incorrect” and overruled Bellas Hess and Quill in that regard.

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08 08, 2018

Warrant of Execution for Rodney Berget Issued for the Murder of Correctional Officer Ronald ‘RJ’ Johnson

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the warrant of execution for Rodney Scott Berget has been issued by Second Circuit Court Judge Bradley Zell.

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08 06, 2018

Law Enforcement and School Administrators to Announce Anonymous Texting Program to Address School Safety

Attorney General Marty Jackley, United States Attorney Ronald A. Parsons, Jr., Associated School Boards of South Dakota, School Administrators of South Dakota, South Dakota Sheriff’s Association, South Dakota Police Chiefs’ Association and the South Dakota Department of Public Safety will hold a press conference to announce the rollout of the new component of Project Stand Up- Safe Schools.

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08 03, 2018

United States Court of Appeals Affirms Rhines’ Conviction and Capital Sentence

Attorney General Marty Jackley announces the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Judicial Circuit has affirmed Charles Russell Rhines’ conviction and death sentence for the murder of 22 year-old Donnivan Schaeffer in Rapid City on March 8, 1992.

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