FBI Minneapolis
Minnesota Media Coordinator Jeffrey K. Van Nest
(763) 569-8541
May 16, 2016

FBI Apprehends Jacob Linn Cross Dog, III

On May 13, 2016, Jacob Linn Cross Dog, III was taken into custody without incident in connection with a May 11, 2016 assault against a tribal police officer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Cross Dog fled on foot after he shot and injured a tribal police officer. Cross Dog has a criminal history of assault with a deadly weapon and drug offenses.

The FBI together with the following law enforcement partners worked in close coordination to locate and arrest Cross Dog: Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services; United States Marshals Service; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; Pierre Police Department; Bureau of Indian Affairs; South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation; South Dakota Highway Patrol; Stanley County Sheriff’s Office; and the Mellette County Sheriff’s Office.