News and Press Releases

St. Francis Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, woman charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on January 11, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Nola G. Charging Bear, age 26, was sentenced to 36 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Charging Bear was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on July 13, 2010. The charges related to Charging Bear assaulting a Rosebud man with a dangerous weapon on September 2, 2009. She pled guilty to the charge of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon on October 26, 2010.

This case was investigated by the FBI and Rosebud Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher prosecuted the case.

Charging Bear was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal.

Return to Top

U.S. Attorney
Brendan V. Johnson
Announces


Picture of a Hand
2012 Annual Report

Stay Connected: Visit us on Twitter
The Office of U.S. Attorney
Brendan V. Johnson
presents
 
Community Prosecution Strategy

South Dakota Community Prosecution Strategy

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for
Federal, State, and Local
Law Enforcement Agencies.

Justice 101