United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission man charged in two separate cases was sentenced on May 1, 2012, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. In the first case, Brady Paul Makes Room For Them, age 27, was sentenced to 62 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund for a conviction of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon and Aiding and Abetting. In the second case, Makes Room For Them was sentenced to 62 months in custody, 1 year of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund for a conviction of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The two sentences are to run concurrently.
In the first case, Makes Room For Them was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon after he stabbed a victim with a pocket knife on June 11, 2011.
In the second case, Makes Room For Them was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact in September 2005, received a prison sentence, and was ordered to register as a sex offender. Makes Room For Them failed to maintain his registration requirements from August 2011 to January 4, 2012.
Both cases were investigated by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the United States Marshal's Service. Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers prosecuted both cases.
Makes Room For Them was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal to begin serving his sentence.