Lower Brule Man Arraigned on Assault Charge
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Lower Brule man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault With a Dangerous Weapon.
Glen Eagle Thunder, age 38, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 22, 2012. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on August 30, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both. The charge is merely an accusation, and Eagle Thunder is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case. Eagle Thunder was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not yet been set.