Butte County State’s Attorney, Husband Facing Drug Charges

The state’s attorney in Butte County and her husband are facing drug charges.
    
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley on Monday said 31-year-old Heather Plunkett and 33-year-old Ryan Plunkett were arrested Friday in their hometown of Belle Fourche.
    
Each of the Plunketts faces one count each of possession of marijuana less than 2 ounces, possession of drug paraphernalia and ingesting substance other than alcohol. The three charges are misdemeanors.
    
Details of how the drug was found and the arrest were not immediately released.
    
Heather Plunkett has held the job of state’s attorney since 2011. She did not immediately return a phone message and email seeking comment on the case Monday.