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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 29, 2013

Timber Lake Man Charged With Assault With A Dangerous Weapon And Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

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

Vincent Archambeault, a/k/a Vincent Archambault, age 26, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 21, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on August 23, 2013, and pled not guilty to the indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; at least 3 years up to life of supervised release; and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The charges relate to a June 26, 2013, incident in Timber Lake when the defendant allegedly bit two individuals with his teeth and caused serious bodily injury to one of the alleged victims.

The charges are merely an accusation and Archambeault is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikal Hanson is prosecuting the case.   

Archambeault was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015