Parmelee Man Charged with Robbery and Assault
Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Robbery, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.
Levi D. Big Crow, Jr., age 18, was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 12, 2012. He appeared before United States Magistrate Judge
Veronica L. Duffy on June 26, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 15 years’ custody, a $250,000 fine, or both. The charges are merely accusations, and Big Crow is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher. Big Crow was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.