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Mission Woman Sentenced for Robbery

February 14, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman charged with Robbery was sentenced on February 14, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Whitney G. Reifel, age 24, was sentenced to 24 months in custody, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Reifel was indicted for Robbery by a federal grand jury on September 14, 2010. The charge relates to Reifel attempting to take money from a store clerk in Mission, South Dakota, by threatening the clerk with a knife in July 2010. Reifel pled guilty to the charge on November 9, 2010.

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

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




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