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

Monday, September 23, 2013

Isabel Woman Pleads Guilty To Simple Assault Of A Minor

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Crystal Reeder, a/k/a Crystal Taylor, age 29, of Isabel, South Dakota, appeared before Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno  on September 19, 2013, and pled guilty to a Superseding Information that charged her with Simple Assault of a Minor. 

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 1 year of custody, a $100,000 fine, restitution, and a $25 assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Reeder’s conviction is the result of an incident in May 2012 in Isabel, where Reeder had offensive and unlawful contact with a minor under the age of 16.  

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikal Hanson.

A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for November 25, 2013.  The defendant was released on bond pending sentencing.

Updated June 22, 2015