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Higher Crime Numbers In South Dakota

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Higher Crime Numbers In South Dakota

Crime statistics released by the FBI show a jump in several levels of serious incidents in South Dakota.  Categories of murders, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults increased from thirteen hundred sixty three in 2005, to two thousand six hundred eighty two in 2012.

US Attorney Brendan Johnson says in their federal jurisdiction, they are making a strong response…

 

Johnson says they are pushing hard on drug prosecutions…

 

Johnson says there are some common factors in most of the crimes they are seeing…

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