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Belcourt Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

October 29, 2012

MINOT - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on October 29, 2012, Jeffrey L. McCloud, 48, of Belcourt, N.D., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of assault resulting in serious bodily injury. McCloud pleaded guilty to the charge on July 16, 2012.

Judge Hovland sentenced McCloud to two years in federal prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release. McCloud was ordered to pay $351.70 in restitution and a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

On July 9, 2011, McCloud struck a woman in the face, knocking her unconscious and knocking out her tooth.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Turtle Mountain Agency.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandi Sasse Russell prosecuted the case.







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