Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon
Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Victor Theodore Clairmont, age 18, of Rosebud, South Dakota, appeared before United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange on May 3, 2011. Clairmont pled guilty to Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both; three years of supervised release, and a special assessment of $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund (VAF).
Clairmont admitted to inflicting four stab-type lacerations to the victim's head with a knife.
The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher.
A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for July 21, 2011. Clairmont was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.