Belcourt Man Sentenced for Assault
MINOT - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on
October 29, 2012, Kenneth N. Allery Jr., 30, of Belcourt, N.D., was sentenced by
U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily
injury. Allery pleaded guilty to the charge on May 21, 2012.
Judge Hovland sentenced Allery to six years and five months in federal prison, to
be followed by three years of supervised release. Allery was ordered to pay $35,229.82
in restitution and a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victimâ€™s Fund.
On May 30, 2011, Allery stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife. The victim
sought medical attention and underwent surgery for his injury.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Turtle Mountain
Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandi Sasse Russell prosecuted the case.