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MAN SENTENCED FOR ASSAULT ON INDIAN RESERVATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2011

A 54-year-old Saginaw Chippewa Tribal member and resident of Mount Pleasant, Michigan was sentenced today by United States District Judge Thomas L. Ludington to 60 months in custody to be followed by two years of supervised release, after having pled guilty on August 30, 2010 to domestic assault by a habitual offender announced U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade.
McQuade was joined in the announcement by Special Agent in Charge, Andrew G. Arena, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
In March of 2010, Matthew Seger assaulted the victim on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Reservation in Isabella County, Michigan. During the incident, Seger struck the victim in the head with a flashlight before engaging in an armed standoff with the police.
The case was investigated by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, and special agents of the FBI. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Roy Kranz.

 

 

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