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Marty Man Indicted for Burglary and Assault

April 26, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Marty, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for burglary and assault.

Gregory C. Provost, age 35, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 4, 2012, for Burglary and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. He appeared before US Magistrate Judge John E. Simko on April 26, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 15 years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine. The charges are merely accusations, and Provost is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Law Enforcement Services, Yankton Agency and the FBI. Assistant US Attorney Thomas J. Wright is prosecuting the case. Provost was remanded to the custody of the US Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.



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