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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Rosebud Woman Indicted For Assault And Child Abuse

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Child Abuse.

Kelcey Andrews, age 21, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 22, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 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 Andrews 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 Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.

Andrews was released on bond pending trial. Trial has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015