2022 WL 1499817
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United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.
Rudy Butch STANKO, Plaintiff - Appellant,
Oglala Sioux TRIBE, Public Safety Division of the Oglala Sioux Tribe; Jesse Red Wing, individually, in his official capacity as an Oglala Sioux Tribal Correctional Officer; Shane Richards, individually, and in his official capacity as an Oglala Sioux Tribal Correctional Officer; John Hussman, individually, and in his official capacity as an Oglala Tribal judge; Heather Patton, individually, and in her official capacity as an Oglala Tribal Criminal Court Clerk, Defendants - Appellees.
Submitted: April 25, 2022
Filed: May 12, 2022
Appeal from United States District Court for the District of South Dakota - Western
South Dakota resident Rudy Stanko appeals the district court’s1 dismissal of his civil rights action against a tribal agency and individual tribal officials. Stanko alleged that defendants violated his constitutional rights; violated the Indian Civil Rights Act, and engaged in assault, battery, and theft following a traffic stop on a federally-maintained highway on the reservation. After de novo review, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. See 8th Cir. R. 47B.
The Honorable Jeffrey L. Viken, United States District Judge for the District of South Dakota.