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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced to 33 Months

April 18, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Eagle Butte man charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on April 18, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. T.J. Shan Looking Horse, age 22, was sentenced to 33 months in custody, two years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Looking Horse was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on September 14, 2010. Looking Horse assaulted a man in Eagle Butte on September 5, 2009, with a 40 ounce beer bottle. He pled guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon on February 1, 2011.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Division. Assistant United States Attorney Mikal Hanson prosecuted the case.

Looking Horse was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal to being serving his sentence.



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