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.Retail & Restaurants
Hy-Vee Announces Updates To Sioux Falls Stores
- 2.Your Money Matters
Flights Cut/Airfares Rise Out of Sioux Falls
- 3.Retail & Restaurants
Women's Clothier Torrid Coming To Empire Mall
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Caribou Coffee, Einstein Bagels Opening SF Location
- 5.Recalls, General
Ford Recalls Nearly 423K Vehicles For Power Steering Problem
Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones To Crash
- 7.Your Money Matters
Low Gas Prices To Fuel Summer Travel
Sioux Falls Ranked As Top City For College Grads
- 9.Your Money Matters
Fewer Flights Lead To Higher Prices
Wednesday Morning Business Brief