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Porcupine Man Sentenced for assault on a federal officer

April 23, 2014
Contact: Ace Crawford

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Porcupine, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault on a Federal Officer was sentenced on April 17, 2014, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy.

Troy Brave, age 39, was sentenced to 1 year of unsupervised probation and ordered to pay a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Brave was indicted on June 18, 2013, by a federal grand jury for assaulting an officer employed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety on November 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 Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.





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