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    Bootlegging operation found on Pine Ridge reservation

    November 28, 2017

    PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Oglala Sioux tribal police say they’ve uncovered a liquor bootlegging operation on the reservation.

    Police recently conducted warrant sweeps with the U.S. Marshal Service Black Hills Fugitive Task Force and discovered the operation. KOTA-TV reports tribal officials say operators were mixing vodka with rubbing alcohol and selling the mixture in water bottles for $10 each.

    Authorities say 15 bottles were found at an undisclosed Pine Ridge Reservation home. A warrant has been requested for bootlegging charges.

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    Information from: KOTA-TV, http://www.kotatv.com

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