Black Hawk Man Charged with Crimnal Contempt | USAO-SD

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Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that a Black Hawk, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Criminal Contempt.

Alan Frederick Dillon, age 56, was indicted on July 16, 2019.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno November 12, 2021, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up six months in federal prison and/or a $1,000 fine, and $25 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that on or about May 16, 2019, Dillon willfully and unlawfully failed to appear for a court hearing at which he was summoned to in Pierre, South Dakota.

The charge is merely an accusation and Dillon is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron J. Cook is prosecuting the case.   

Dillon was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.



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