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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Eagle Butte Man Convicted Of Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Stanley Morrison, age 32, of Eagle Butte, South Dakota, was convicted by a federal jury on July 30, 2013, for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

This conviction carries a maximum penalty of 10 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 special assessment.  Restitution may also be ordered.

Morrison was indicted by a federal grand jury in May 2013 for an assault that occurred in January 2013 when Morrison struck the victim with his fists, causing the victim serious bodily injury.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Division.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikal Hanson prosecuted the case.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for October 28, 2013.  The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015