A South Dakota man has been sentenced to three months in prison for possessing alcohol on the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson announced Wednesday that 57-year-old Darrell Spotted Elk, Sr., of Pine Ridge, was sentenced Monday on a charge of unlawfully possessing intoxicants in Indian Country.
Prosecutors say Spotted Elk possessed and sold liquor to someone on the reservation on Dec. 31, 2011. He pleaded guilty to the charge in June.
Most Popular Today
- 1. All Industries
Kraft Recalls American Cheese Singles
Hail Storm Spurs Record Building Permits
Pulse Plant Near Harrold To Employ 14 Initially
Report: Midwest Economic Index Inched Up In August
Tuesday Morning Business Brief
Tuesday Afternoon Business Brief