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Rosebud Man Sentenced for Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender

July 17, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man charged with Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender was sentenced on July 16, 2012, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Adam Bordeaux, age 27, was sentenced to 30 months in custody, 2 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Bordeaux was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 18, 2012, and pled guilty to the charge on April 17, 2012.

The conviction stems from an incident that took place on December 8, 2011, when Bordeaux committed the crime of domestic assault. At the time of the domestic assault, Bordeaux had two prior convictions in tribal court for Domestic Violence-Domestic Abuse against a domestic partner. These prior convictions provided the necessary predicate for Bordeaux's federal conviction for Domestic Assault by Habitual Offender.

The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers.

Bordeaux was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.



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