United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Bismarck, North Dakota, man charged with simple assault and assault by striking, beating, and wounding was sentenced on January 24, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Vincent Kills Plenty, Jr., age 30, was sentenced to six months’ imprisonment on each count, to be served consecutively, and a special assessment of $10 to the Victims’ Assistance Fund on each of the two counts.
Kills Plenty was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on May 11, 2010. The simple assault charge relates to Kills Plenty assaulting another person in Parmelee, South Dakota, on August 10, 2009. He pled guilty to simple assault and assault by striking, beating, and wounding on November 2, 2010.
This case was investigated by the FBI and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.
Kills Plenty was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal.
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