Indictment and sentence for theft of artifacts
A man in Colorado was indicted for stealing and selling Indian artifacts while a South Dakota man pleaded guilty for stealing and selling artifacts.

In Colorado, Robert B. Knowlton was charged selling and transporting three Indian artifacts taken from public land. He allegedly sold a cloud blower pipe for $750, and an arrowhead and a hell gap knife for $3,000 each.

Federal prosecutors said the items were mailed to Utah, where more than two dozen people were charged for stealing and selling Indian artifacts. It's not reported whether the cases are connected.

In South Dakota, Richard Geffre was ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for stealing and selling artifacts from the Missouri River.

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Grand Junction man accused of selling Native American artifacts (The Denver Post 8/26)
Pierre man must pay fine for trafficking artifacts (AP 8/26)

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