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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Friday, August 2, 2013

Bullhead Man Charged With Domestic Assault By An Habitual Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Bullhead, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

Derek Archambault, a/k/a John Martinez, age 30, was indicted on July 17, 2013, on four counts of Domestic Assault By An Habitual Offender. 

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years' custody, a $250,000 fine or both; a period of supervised release of 3 years; and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered. 

The charges are merely accusations and Archambault is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Agency.  Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Erin Shanley is prosecuting the case. 

Archambault was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015