White Horse Man Pleads Guilty To Assault Charge
U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Cliff Marshall, Jr., age 35, of White Horse, South Dakota, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on January 9, 2013, and pled guilty to an indictment that charged him with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment, a $250,000 fine or both.
The conviction stems from an incident on June 8, 2012, when Marshall assaulted the victim resulting in serious injuries that required hospitalization. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Troy Morley.
A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for April 1, 2013. The defendant has been ordered to self-report on or before March 1, 2013, to the U.S. Marshal’s Service.