Former B.C. State’s Attorney set to plead guilty to tax evasion

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According to the Rapid City Journal, former Bennett County state’s attorney Kenneth Orrock, 48, of Rapid City, has been charged in U.S. District Court with evading business taxes and is set to plead guilty on Friday.

Orrock is charged with willful failure to collect and pay over tax in 2015 as owner of the Black Hills Patrol security agency. The crime is punishable by up to five years in prison…

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Autopsy Results indicate Homicide in Dubray Death

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PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that preliminary autopsy results have been released for inmate Moses Dubray and indicate that cause of death was homicide.

Dubray, 32, was found deceased along SD Hwy 89 on January 11, 2017. Dubray was placed on escape status by the South Dakota Department of Corrections after walking away from his assigned unit on January 10, 2017.

The…

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Escaped Inmate Found Deceased in Fall River County

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PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that Moses Dubray, 32, inmate at the Rapid City Community Work Center was found deceased along SD Hwy 89 earlier today. As part of this death investigation, an autopsy will be conducted and further information will be released upon its completion.

Dubray was placed on escape status by the South Dakota Department of Corrections after…

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Ceplecha’s plead not guilty to all charges

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Rangler and Dan Ceplecha of Martin, were arraigned in Court Tuesday, Dec. 13, at the Bennett County Courthouse, and both entered pleas of not guilty to the charges of First Degree Murder, an alternative count of Murder in the Second Degree, and Conspiracy to Commit Murder.

The maximum penalty for First Degree Murder is death or life in prison.

The charges stem from a homicide in Martin on Nov. 12,…

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Girls basketball game postponed

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The Bennett County High School girls basketball game against Cheyenne-Eagle Butte scheduled for Tues. Dec. 27, has been postponed because CEB is unable to make it because of weather and roads. It has been rescheduled to Mon., Jan. 30 with JV starting at 5:00 and followed by Varsity.

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Storm brought snow, bitter cold temps

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A strong winter storm system moved across the Rockies into the northern Plains December 15-16, 2016. Moisture was lifted over the cold air in place over northeast Wyoming and western South Dakota resulting in widespread snow amounts averaging 4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts. Bitterly cold arctic air poured in behind the storm with temperatures staying below zero Saturday. Wind chills…

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