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Fort Thompson police investigate church break-in
FORT THOMPSON (AP) — Police in Fort Thompson are investigating a break-in and vandalism at a church on the Crow Creek Reservation. Crow Creek Tribe Chairman Brandon Sazue tells KELO television that the tribe has offered a reward of $1,000 for any information on the incident...
February 23, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 10, 2013
Fort Thompson man accused of failing to register as offender
A Fort Thompson man pleaded not guilty last week to a November indictment for failure to register as a sex offender. Stuart Dion, 30, was indicted on Nov. 14. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on Dec. 3. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years...
December 10, 2013 - 7:02am
December 2, 2013
Fort Thompson woman indicted for larceny
A Fort Thompson woman pleaded guilty in federal court last week to larceny. Ruby Sazue, 20, was indicted Nov. 14 and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on Nov. 26. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to five years in custody, a $250,000 fine or both,...
December 2, 2013 - 6:54pm
November 26, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for assaulting officer
A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Nov. 20 for assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer. Patrick Wind, aka Patrick Azure, 21, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Wind was sentenced to 13 months of imprisonment, 18 months of supervised release,...
November 26, 2013 - 10:12pm
November 24, 2013
Crow Creek's Hunkpati Investments expands program for matching savings
FORT THOMPSON — Hunkpati Investments is expanding its Crow Creek Asset Building Okodakiciyapi: Adult Individual Development Account Program. The IDA will now offer services to more people over a larger area, assisting individuals with assets such as home ownership, education...
November 24, 2013 - 8:52pm
November 22, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison for firearm crime
A Fort Thompson man convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. Bryant Ross, 39, was sentenced to nine months of imprisonment, 18 months of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime...
November 22, 2013 - 9:20pm
November 1, 2013
Around the Region
A look at news around the Mitchell region, compiled from weekly newspapers. Aurora County AG BUILDING RENOVATION: After months of deliberations, the Aurora County Commission directed Auditor Susan Urban to advertise for sealed bids on the initial phase of the county ag building’s...
November 1, 2013 - 5:04pm
October 31, 2013
Chase in Buffalo County ends with one dead
FORT THOMPSON — Federal officials are seeking an Eagle Butte man who may have information regarding a chase and fatal shooting that happened Wednesday in Buffalo County. The FBI wants to speak with Jason Garreau, 27, said Minneapolis Division FBI spokesman Kyle Loven. Loven...
October 31, 2013 - 9:50pm
Buffalo County chase ends in fatal shooting
FORT THOMPSON — A federal official confirmed Thursday that a man was killed by law enforcement after a chase Wednesday in Buffalo County. Minneapolis Division FBI spokesman Kyle Loven said the bureau is in charge of an investigation into the pursuit. He is unsure whether the...
October 31, 2013 - 10:55am
FBI investigating shooting near Fort Thompson
A representative of the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that a Wednesday shooting is under investigation but declined to comment on a report that the incident occurred near Fort Thompson and may have involved a marshal. The Daily Republic sought information on the incident...
October 31, 2013 - 6:07am
September 26, 2013
Ft. Thompson man pleads guilty to biting, beating woman with stick
A Fort Thompson man pleaded guilty Monday to simple assault and assault by striking, beating and wounding. The charges stem from incidents on Jan. 19 and Jan. 21 wherein Michael James Farmer, 26, assaulted the mother of his children by biting her on the arm and back, and hitting...
September 26, 2013 - 10:31pm
September 6, 2013
Fort Thompson man pleads guilty to firearm charge
A Fort Thompson man has pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Bryant Ross, 39, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on Aug. 29 and pleaded guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine...
September 6, 2013 - 8:21pm
September 3, 2013
Fort Thompson man gets prison time for assault
A Fort Thompson man will spend nearly two years in prison for assault with a dangerous weapon. Myron Touche Sr., 44, was sentenced Aug. 26 to 22 months in prison. He will also spend 18 months on supervised release and pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund....
September 3, 2013 - 8:04pm
August 19, 2013
Pow wow marks 150th anniversary of Fort Thompson
FORT THOMPSON -- The sound of drums will lead you in. Amidst the carnival rides, outgoing and incoming vehicles, food vendors and tipis dotting...
August 19, 2013 - 9:53am
August 13, 2013
Crow Creek Tribe, highway patrol set joint pow-wow enforcement plan
FORT THOMPSON -- The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe and South Dakota Highway Patrol will conduct a joint law-enforcement operation during the tribe's upcoming pow-wow scheduled Friday through Sunday. Seven Highway Patrol troopers, two with police service dogs, will assist tribal police during...
August 13, 2013 - 7:48pm