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Prosecutors drop charges against principal accused of threatening teacher

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Prosecutors dropped charges on Monday against a Rapid City principal who was accused of threatening a teacher with a gun.

Prosecutors stated in a court document dropping the charges against Daniel Janklow is “in the best interests of justice.”

Police arrested Janklow in February after a teacher accused him of pointing a gun at her while he was recovering from back surgery.

Janklow told police he was medicated that day and had no memory of the incident. pointing a gun at anyone.

Janklow’s attorney says his client should have never been arrested and the case has caused hardship for Janklow’s family and career.

The principal resigned from Meadowbrook Elementary School after his arrest.

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