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February 5, 2016
Police: Stranger raped Sioux Falls woman at her apartment
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman says an unknown man forced his way into her apartment and raped her. The 22-year-old victim told police Thursday afternoon that the stranger followed her into her apartment complex Wednesday night. She said he followed her to her apartment...
February 5, 2016 - 6:04pm
January 8, 2016
Mitchell man charged with second-degree rape of minor
A man was recently arrested in Mitchell and charged with forcible rape of a teenage girl. Kristian Slaybaugh, 41, of Mitchell, was arrested on Dec. 23, stemming from an Oct. 12 incident in which a girl said Slaybaugh forced her to have nonconsensual sex, court documents state. Slaybaugh...
January 8, 2016 - 2:13pm
October 13, 2015
Case shows split in school, police inquiries into rape claim
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota student accused of sexual assault is suing the school that suspended him, a case that highlights the differences in how university and criminal investigations of such reports are carried out. Koh Evan Tsuruta, who is charged with rape, assault...
October 13, 2015 - 5:26pm
October 7, 2015
Student accused of rape sues Augustana over discipline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An Augustana University student accused of rape has filed a lawsuit against the Sioux Falls school, claiming it's violating his rights by moving to expel him before he's had a chance to defend himself in court. The federal lawsuit filed last week by Koh Evan...
October 7, 2015 - 2:08pm
September 16, 2015
Mitchell man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old
A Mitchell man was arrested in August for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Dymen Garcia, 19, was allegedly found by two Mitchell police officers having sex with 14-year-old girl at about 11:20 p.m. on Aug. 21 in a vehicle on the 600 block of East Second Avenue. Speaking...
September 16, 2015 - 10:39pm
August 28, 2015
Supreme Court upholds 2008 rape conviction
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a Sioux Falls man convicted of repeatedly molesting a 12-year-old girl. Terry Lee Oleson pleaded guilty to first degree rape in 2008 and was sentenced to 70 years in the State Penitentiary. Circuit...
August 28, 2015 - 2:01pm
August 8, 2015
Webster man sentenced to 25 years in prison in rape case
WEBSTER (AP) — A Webster man accused of rape has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Jamie Campbell pleaded no contest to one count of felony rape on April 24. He was sentenced last month. The American News in Aberdeen reports the charges stem from incidents...
August 8, 2015 - 6:54pm
July 30, 2015
Former SD county prosecutor pleads guilty to 2 rape counts
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota county prosecutor who authorities accuse of child rape has pleaded guilty to two counts. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says former Walworth County State's Attorney Christopher Jansen entered guilty pleas Wednesday to two counts...
July 30, 2015 - 3:35pm
July 29, 2015
Former county prosecutor accused of rape to change pleas
PIERRE (AP) — A former South Dakota county prosecutor who has pleaded not guilty to child rape charges is scheduled to change his plea to at least some of the counts against him. A change-of-plea hearing was scheduled in state court in Hughes County on Wednesday for former...
July 29, 2015 - 10:51am
July 24, 2015
SD man sentenced for rape, sexual contact with young girls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to 90 days in prison for rape and sexual contact with young girls. The Argus Leader reports 22-year-old Tyler Lee Schlotman was sentenced Thursday on one count of rape and one count of sexual contact with a child...
July 24, 2015 - 11:10am
July 22, 2015
Lack of forensic nurse training barrier for SD rape victims
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A lack of forensic training for nurses across much of South Dakota is prolonging the distance rape victims need to travel in search of justice. Certified sexual assault nurse examiners receive a week of training every three years and a test on how to counsel...
July 22, 2015 - 1:46pm
July 16, 2015
Garretson man found guilty of multiple felony sex offenses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A jury in Sioux Falls has convicted a rural Garretson man of sexually abusing a woman for nearly 14 years. Jurors issued their verdict against 52-year-old Ronald Neels on Thursday. He was charged with multiple felony sex offenses, including eight counts...
July 16, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 10, 2015
Mobridge man's prison sentence reinstated by appeals court
PIERRE (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a prison sentence for a Mobridge man convicted of raping two of his friends' young daughters. Forty-five-year-old Richard Litschewski was convicted in 1997 of first-degree rape, third-degree rape and sexual contact with a...
July 10, 2015 - 9:58am
June 30, 2015
Bond set at $5M for man charged with murder in infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge in western South Dakota has set a $5 million bond for a man facing murder and other charges in an infant's death. The bond for 26-year-old Kristopher Houchin was set Tuesday. The Rapid City man has been charged with second-degree murder, first-degree...
June 30, 2015 - 4:44pm
June 28, 2015
Rapid City man charged with rape, abuse in infant death
RAPID CITY (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Rapid City man was arrested after an infant died of undisclosed injuries at a local hospital. Rapid City police say Kristopher Houchin has been charged with first degree rape and child abuse. It's is unclear if Houchin has...
June 28, 2015 - 11:01am