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Wagner Man Sentenced for Assault With Intent to Commit Kidnapping

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - REVISED AUGUST 5, 2011
August 1, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wagner, South Dakota, man charged with kidnapping and assault was sentenced on August 1, 2011, by Chief US District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Marcus Marks, age 20, was sentenced to six months in custody to be followed by three years of supervised release.

Marks was indicted for Kidnapping, Assault with Intent to Commit Kidnapping and Domestic Violence by a federal grand jury on March 15, 2011. In February of 2011, Marcus Marks threw his victim into a car, choked her, and hit her in the face. He then forced his victim to leave the area against her will, and in the course of the travel, continued to assault her. He pled guilty to the Assault with Intent to Commit Kidnapping and Domestic Assault charges on May 10, 2011.

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs Law Enforcement Services. Assistant US Attorney Thomas J. Wright prosecuted the case.

Marks was immediately turned over to the custody of the US Marshal.

 

 

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