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oglala man sentenced for assaulting a woman

December 20, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Oglala, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on December 17, 2013, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Billy Bores a Hole, age 28, was sentenced to 46 months in custody, 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.   
Bores a Hole was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 16, 2013, and he pled guilty to the offense on July 19, 2013.

In March 2013, at Oglala, Bores a Hole assaulted a woman by kicking her and stabbing her in the head, neck, back, and stomach, causing life-threatening injuries. 

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins.

Bores a Hole was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.



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