News and Press Releases

Kyle Man Acquitted

August 8, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Kyle, South Dakota, man was acquitted on August 4, 2011, of First Degree Burglary and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon as a result of a federal jury trial in Rapid City, South Dakota. Charles Blue Bird, a/k/a "Hokie", was indicted by a federal grand jury in Rapid City on April 19, 2011.

The charges related to the alleged entering of an occupied structure, during the nighttime, on May 8, 2010, in Kyle, with the intent to assault a female with a tree branch.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. The United States Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.




Return to Top

The U.S. Attorneys Office

Stop Human Trafficking
2013 Annual Report

Stay Connected: Visit us on Twitter
United States Attorneys 225th Anniversary
The Office of U.S. Attorney
Community Prosecution Strategy

South Dakota Community Prosecution Strategy

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for
Federal, State, and Local
Law Enforcement Agencies.

Justice 101