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05 20, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION RELEASE SIOUX FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

The Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the officer involved shooting involving Cody Wade Kelly, 41, Sioux Falls, SD, on March 31, 2022, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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05 20, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE WARN OF NEW CAR SELLING SCAM

The Office of the South Dakota Chief Attorney General, the Consumer Protection Division, and South Dakota Department of Revenue Secretary Michael Houdyshell are warning consumers to be aware of fraudulent websites that have been established to mimic active South Dakota Dealerships.

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05 19, 2022

COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST FORMER RAPID CITY POLICE OFFICER

The office of the South Dakota Attorney General announced today that a Complaint and Information charging Aggregated Second Degree Petty Theft, has been filed against former Rapid City police officer Matthew R. Hower, 41 of Rapid City.

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05 16, 2022

SOUTH DAKOTA CONSUMER PROTECTION URGES CAUTION IN AFTERMATH OF SEVERE STORMS

The Office of the South Dakota Attorney General through its Consumer Protection Division is urging residents to be vigilant of transient contractor scams following the severe weather the state has encountered.

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05 04, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION RELEASE RAPID CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

The Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Barney Leroy Peoples, Jr., 51, Rapid City, SD, on March 26, 2022, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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05 03, 2022

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DIVISION OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION RELEASE SOUTH DAKOTA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

The Office of the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Ryan John Waldner, 41, Spencer, SD, on March 19, 2022, in rural Hanson County, South Dakota. 

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