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Martin Man Sentenced for Assault on a Federal Officer

February 10, 2014
Contact: Ace Crawford

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Martin, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault on a Federal Officer was sentenced on February 7, 2014, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy.

Corey Whirlwind Horse, age 18, was sentenced to 3 years of probation, and ordered to pay a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Whirlwind Horse was indicted on September 24, 2013, by a federal grand jury for assaulting an officer employed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety on September 18, 2013.

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.

Whirlwind Horse was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.




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