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Oglala Man Sentenced to 18 Months for Assaulting Tribal Officer

March 4, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a man charged with Assault on a Federal Officer was sentenced on March 4, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Timothy Bores A Hole, age 24, of Oglala, was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, two years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Bores A Hole was indicted for assaulting a federal officer by a federal grand jury on August 17, 2010. On July 27, 2010, a police officer employed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe was on duty and attempted to take Bores A Hole into custody after receiving a disturbance call at a residence. Bores A Hole appeared intoxicated and was combative with the officer. The tribal officer suffered injuries to his left shoulder as a result of Bores A Hole attacking him. Bores A Hole pled guilty on December 1, 2010, to the charge of Assault on a Federal Officer.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Bores A Hole was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.




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