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Douglas County Man Pleads Guilty to Elder Financial Abuse Charge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, October 5, 2018

CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215

PIERRE, S.D.– Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that David Anthony Stetson, 48, Corsica, has pled guilty to one count of theft by exploitation, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or $20,000 fine.

The theft charge alleges that the defendant took funds from an elderly family member. Stetson will be responsible for restitution in the amount of $27,463.55. 

This case was investigated by the Office of Attorney General Elder Abuse & Financial Exploitation and being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.