FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Monday, January 26, 2015
CONTACT: Sara Rabern (605)773-3215
Donald and Michael London Indicted by Brule County Grand Jury
PIERRE, S.D – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig announced today that Donald G. London, 42, Kimball and Michael J. London, 66, Chamberlain, were indicted last week by a Brule County Grand Jury. Donald G. London was indicted on two counts of attempted first degree murder, class 2 felony, punishable by up to 25 years in the state penitentiary and/or $50,000 fine and 3 counts of aggravated assault on law enforcement officer, class 2 felony, punishable by up to 25 years in the state penitentiary and/or $50,000 fine. With the Habitual Offender filing, Donald G. London faces up to fifty years imprisonment. Michael J. London was indicted on 2 counts of aiding and abetting aggravated assault on law enforcement officer, class 2 felony, punishable by up to 25 years in the state penitentiary and/or $50,000 fine and 1 count of accessory to crime, class 5 felony, punishable by up to 5 years in the state penitentiary and or $10,000 fine.
Charges stem from the armed standoff in Kimball, South Dakota on January 7, 2015. Arraignment is scheduled for January 27, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Brule County Courthouse.
The case continues to be investigated by the Division of Criminal Investigation and is being prosecuted by the Brule County States Attorney’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office.