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Box Elder Man Sentenced to 33 Months for Assault

March 11, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a man charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on March 11, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Morris William Eagle Bull, Jr., age 23, of Box Elder, was sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $200 in restitution and $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Eagle Bull, Jr., was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on June 15, 2010. Eagle Bull assaulted a female by repeatedly punching her about the face and body, resulting in the victim suffering a fractured jaw and two black eyes. Eagle Bull pled guilty on December 1, 2010.

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

Eagle Bull was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.




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