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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Platte Man Pleads to Grand Theft by Law Enforcement

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig confirm that Brian William Biehl, 48, Platte, has pled guilty to one count of grand theft by law enforcement of seized property, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or $20,000 fine.


Charges stem from money taken while employed as a law enforcement officer with the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

Sentencing is scheduled for March 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (CST) in Chamberlain.