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June 12, 2015
Around the region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers and staff reports: Aurora County COMMISSION APPROVES OPT-OUT INCREASE: The Aurora County Commission has approved increasing its opt-out to $600,000 to be on the 2016 taxes to go toward upgrades to the county's...
June 12, 2015 - 10:53am
May 21, 2015
Fort Thompson man gets 3 ½ years in prison for arson
PIERRE (AP) — A Fort Thompson man who admitted setting fire to an apartment duplex has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal prison. Twenty-one-year-old Lewis Brown was accused of setting fire to an apartment adjacent to one that housed members of a family with whom he had...
May 21, 2015 - 1:14pm
May 8, 2015
SD man sentenced for failing to register as sex offender
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota man has been sentenced to prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Federal authorities say that 28-year-old Wylie Wind, of Fort Thompson, failed to update his sex offender registration between Dec, 15 and Feb. 6. Wind was required...
May 8, 2015 - 6:19pm
December 31, 2014
SD man gets 41 months in prison in assault case
PIERRE (AP) — A central South Dakota man convicted of two assault charges has been sentenced to 41 months in prison. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 22-year-old Santana Drapeau was also sentenced to two years of supervise release for his conviction on charges of domestic...
December 31, 2014 - 1:53am
November 18, 2014
Fort Thompson man gets prison for distribution of a controlled substance and aiding and abetting
A Fort Thompson man convicted of distribution of a controlled substance and aiding and abetting was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Emmanuel Harrison, aka Manny Harrison, 29, was sentenced to five months in custody, three years of supervised release, $1,000...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
Fort Thompson man sentenced for assault resulting in substantial bodily injury to a spouse
A Fort Thompson man convicted of assault that resulted in substantial bodily injury was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Arnold Roy Walking Bull Jr., aka Junior Charging Hawk, 38, was sentenced to 12 months and a day of custody, two years of supervised release...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
July 4, 2014
Fort Thompson man sentenced for assaults
A Fort Thompson man convicted of domestic assault by a habitual offender and child abuse was sentenced on June 30 by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Anthony Comes Flying, aka Anthony Miller, 29, was sentenced to 33 months in custody for the domestic assault charge, and 33 months...
July 4, 2014 - 2:16pm
May 13, 2014
Native American Telecom receives state certificate for Fort Thompson
PIERRE -- Crow Creek Telecom received state approval Tuesday to operate a telephone company in South Dakota. The company, Native American Telecom, can offer services only within the Fort Thompson telephone exchange on the Crow Creek Indian Reservation. The state Public Utilities...
May 13, 2014 - 9:39pm
May 8, 2014
Fort Thompson man gets prison for failure to register as sex offender
A Fort Thompson man convicted of failure to register as a sex offender was sentenced last week in federal court by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson said.. Stuart Dion, 30, was sentenced April 28 to 15 months in custody, five years of supervised...
May 8, 2014 - 7:19am
April 3, 2014
Fort Thompson man gets prison for failure to register as a sex offender
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison for failing to register as a sex offender. Patrick Scott Pomani, 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury in July and pleaded guilty in January. The conviction stems from Pomani failing to register...
April 3, 2014 - 5:16pm
April 2, 2014
Vehicle crash kills Fort Thompson woman
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson woman died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday two miles east of Marion Road on Interstate 90 near Sioux Falls. Nicole Estella Metcalf, 21, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Interstate 90 when she stopped the vehicle in the right driving...
April 2, 2014 - 9:28pm
March 6, 2014
Feds to supervise Ft. Thompson woman after she stole dead ex's car
A Fort Thompson woman will be on supervised release after being convicted of larceny. Ruby Sazue, 20, was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Sazue was sentenced to time served (105 days), 18 months of supervised release, $7,300 in restitution, and a $100 special...
March 6, 2014 - 10:20pm
February 23, 2014
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.
December 2, 2013 - 6:54pm