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Mission Woman Charged with Assault

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 28, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

Misty Swalley, age 22, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 18, 2012.  She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on August 27, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both.

The charges are merely accusations, and Swalley is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 
The investigation is being conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher is prosecuting the case.   

Swalley was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

 

 

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