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

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Mission Woman Indicted For Burglary And Larceny

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary and Larceny.

Tara Makes Room For Them, age 19, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 13, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 15 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 Special Assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge is merely an accusation and Makes Room For Them is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. Maher is prosecuting the case.

Makes Room For Them was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015