2 plead not guilty to embezzling from Crow Creek Sioux tribe
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Two people have pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the Crow Creek Sioux tribe.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 53-year-old Lana Steele of Chamberlain is accused of stealing more than $1,000 from the Crow Creek District Business Committee.
Forty-two-year-old Christopher Rabbit of Fort Thompson is accused of stealing more than $1,000 from the tribe’s Solid Waste Management Program.
Both Steele and Rabbit face up to five years in prison and restitution if convicted. Both have been released on bond pending trial.