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Attorney General Marty Jackley

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Hanson County Man Sentenced in Theft Case

PIERRE, S.D. -  Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today that Kenneth C. Hauge, Alexandria, was sentencing to 15 years in the state penitentiary with 5 suspended on the condition that he have no contact with the victim and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $31,743.82.    

Charges stem from incidents where Hauge, who was his mother’s power-of-attorney, stole money from her while she was living in a nursing home. Hauge was convicted by a Hanson County jury in March for theft by exploitation.

Hauge is currently serving time in the state penitentiary on a parole revocation. This sentence will run consecutive to his current sentence.