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Cannonball Woman Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

December 18, 2012

BISMARCK – U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on Dec. 18, 2012, Maureen Red Stone, 30, Cannonball, N.D., pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.

On Sept. 29, 2012, Red Stone got into an argument with a man. Red Stone entered her van and drove toward the man and struck him with the front of the van. The man’s injuries were not life threatening.

The charge of assault with a dangerous weapon carries a statutory maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs – Standing Rock Agency, with the assistance of the Standing Rock Tribal Prosecutor’s Office.

Sentencing for Red Stone has been scheduled for March 4, 2013, in U.S. District Court in Bismarck, N.D. at 2:15 p.m.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme is prosecuting the case.





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