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.
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