Pine Ridge Woman Sentenced for Assault
Public Information Officer
605-343-2913, Ext. 2101
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Pine Ridge
woman convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating, or Wounding was sentenced
on January 3, 2013, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy. Matilda Iron
Teeth, a/k/a Matilda Red Shirt, a/k/a Tilly, age 55, was sentenced to 6
months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay $10 to the victims’ assistance fund.
In February 2012, Iron Teeth assaulted a man during an argument. She
pled guilty on October 11, 2012.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of
Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.
Iron Teeth was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S.