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Parmalee Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

March 25, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmalee, South Dakota man convicted of Assault on a Federal Officer was sentenced on March 18, 2013 by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, United States District Court. Richard Wolf Guts, a/k/a Gabriel Broken Leg, age 27, was sentenced to time served and 2 years of supervised release and ordered to pay $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund.

In June 2012 at Rapid City, Wolf Guts assaulted a Deputy United States Marshal in the Andrew W. Bogue U.S. Courthouse by spitting on him and physically resisting him. He pled guilty on October 23, 2012.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.



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