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Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Stolen Firearm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Judson His Law, a/k/a Judson Two Dogs, age 18, of Eagle Butte, South Dakota, appeared before US District Judge Roberto A. Lange on January 23, 2013, and pled guilty to Count I of the Indictment that charged him with Possession of a Stolen Firearm. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment, a $250,000 fine or both, and a period of supervised release of 3 years.

The conviction arose from an October 2012 incident when His Law stole a Remington shotgun from a vehicle parked outside a convenience store in Eagle Butte, South Dakota.

The investigation was conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant US Attorney Mikal Hanson.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for April 15, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the US Marshal pending sentencing.

 

 

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