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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 17, 2013

Oglala Man Pleads Guilty To Sexual Abuse

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Tim Two Bulls, age 24, of Oglala, South Dakota appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on May 10, 2013 and pled guilty to Sexual Abuse. The maximum penalty upon conviction is life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.

Two Bulls was indicted for unlawfully entering the home of another person on December 16, 2011 in the Red Shirt Table Community. While in this home, Two Bulls engaged in a sexual act with a female, without her permission.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.

A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date will be set. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Updated June 22, 2015