November 2, 2011 in The Daily Republic
ARMOUR (AP) – A South Dakota sheriff who was acquitted of taking public items and listing them for sale on eBay has resigned, saying he is “just done.”
April 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Douglas County Sheriff Troy Strid entered a not guilty plea Thursday afternoon to a theft charge in First Circuit Court.
Appearing in the Douglas County Courthouse courtroom where he usually acts as the bailiff, Strid spoke only a few words when questioned by Judge Tim Bjorkman, who conducted the initial appearance hearing by speaker phone.
Strid and his lawyer, Tim Whalen, of Lake Andes, waived Strid’s right to a jury trial and instead asked to be tried by the judge. The trial was set for July in the Douglas County Courthouse.