Oct 3, 2012 at 4:33 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota (KSNI) A Hughes County grand jury has indicted a Minnesota man for making threats against South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard and his family.
Fifty three year-old William Becker of Monticello was indicted on two counts Tuesday. One count was for threatening Daugaard, and the other count was for threatening Daugaard's family.
Authorities issued an arrest warrant for Becker last week. They say he made threats against the governor and his family by telephone on September 20th. Authorities are still searching for Becker.
Hughes County State's Attorney Kelly Marnette says it is standard procedure to ask for an indictment following an arrest warrant being issued.
The governor often receives threats, but Daugaard says the ones allegedly made by Becker were very specific.
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