Devils Lake Man Sentenced for Striking, Beating and Wounding
FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on April 29, 2013,
Zev Boyd Rush of Devils Lake, N.D., was sentenced before U.S. District Judge
Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of striking, beating and wounding.
Judge Erickson sentenced Rush to two monthsâ€™ imprisonment and four months of
electronic monitoring to be followed by one year of supervised release. Rush was ordered
to pay restitution in the amount of $1,355 and to pay a $10 special assessment to the
Crime Victim's Fund.
Rush, 33, pleaded guilty on Feb. 4, 2013, to assaulting the victim with a black
metal collapsible baton causing numerous contusions to the victimâ€™s arms and leg. The
incident occurred on Oct. 26, 2010, on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of
Assistant U.S. Attorney Janice M. Morley prosecuted the case.