Rosebud Man Charged with Assault and Robbery
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605-343-2913, Ext. 2101
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with Intent to Commit Murder, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, and Robbery.
Mitchell Stoneman, age 22, was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 15, 2012. He appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on November 28, 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 charges are merely accusations, and Stoneman 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.
Stoneman was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal. A trial date has not been set.