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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Mission Woman Indicted For Larceny

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Larceny. Clarice Brave, age 50, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013.

She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 20, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 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 Brave is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.

Brave was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015