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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Assault

April 4, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota man convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding was sentenced to 6 months in custody on April 2, 2013 by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno.

Joseph Marshall, age 34, was indicted for two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon by a federal grand jury on November 15, 2012. He pled guilty on April 2, 2013 to a Superseding Information charging him with one count of Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding.

The charges relate to Marshall's assault of an Eagle Butte woman in November 2011.

The investigation was conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Division and Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikal Hanson prosecuted the case.

Marshall was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal to begin serving his sentence.



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