SD: SD woman sentenced for illegal hunting
Dec 14 2008
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) A woman indicted with five other people from North
Dakota and South Dakota for arranging illegal hunting trips has been
sentenced to probation.
Frankie Johnson of Dupree earlier pleaded guilty in federal court in
Pierre to misdemeanor Lacey Act violations. She'll be on probation for
one year and must pay a $500 fine.
Prosecutors say she and her brother, Kirk Johnson, leased land to
Brent and Dawn Barton, who arranged illegal hunts for at least 36
customers between 2003 and 2006 through their outfitting business South
The hunts are alleged to have been done on the Cheyenne River Indian
Reservation with Standing Rock Sioux tribal deer licenses.
Also charged in the 12-count indictment are Connie Frailing and Dan
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