Rosebud Woman Charged with Witness Tampering
Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Witness Tampering.
Ina Crow Dog, age 48, was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 16, 2012. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on October 26, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both.
The charge is merely an accusation, and Crow Dog is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.
Crow Dog was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.