FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Wednesday, January 21, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605)773-3215
Hughes County Sheriff’s Office to Receive Money for Tasers
PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded $5,780.45 for tasers to be used in drug investigations. The money was awarded out of the Drug Control Fund. The award will assist local law enforcement in drug control and apprehension purposes.
“The Drug Control Fund allows law enforcement to combat controlled substance abuse and to better protect our communities by funding local programs with monies seized from drug arrests,” said Jackley. “These funds will assist the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office to better protect its communities.”
“I am pleased to accept this award and appreciate the chance to continue the outstanding cooperative relationship between local law enforcement and the Attorney General’s Office,” said Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt.
If you have any additional questions contact Sara Rabern at (605)773-3215.