Fort Totten Man Sentenced for False Declarations before the Court
FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on July 2, 2012, Robert Herman, Jr. of Fort Totten, N.D., was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of false declarations before the court.
Herman, Jr., 41, pleaded guilty on March 6, 2012, to lying under oath in
U.S. District Court. Footage from a security video tape showed that Herman lied about
his whereabouts and activities on Sept. 24, 2011.
Judge Erickson sentenced Herman, Jr. to 12 monthsâ€™ imprisonment with six of
those months to be served under electronic home monitoring, followed by three years of
supervised release. Herman, Jr. was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the
Crime Victim's Fund.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Janice M. Morley prosecuted the case.