News and Press Releases

Rapid City Woman Sentenced on Assault Charge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota woman convicted of Simple Assault was sentenced on May 31, 2013 by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno.

Raylene C. Chipps, age 25, was sentenced to 12 months of probation and a $10 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Chipps was indicted by a federal grand jury in October of 2012. The conviction stems from an incident on May 4, 2012 when the Defendant was riding in a vehicle in Mission, South Dakota when they came upon two women walking along the road and stopped. Two occupants of the vehicle exited and confronted the victim. A fight ensued and Chipps joined in the assault. As a result, the victim sustained a broken jaw, among other injuries.

The investigation was conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy Morley.

 

 

Return to Top

U.S. Attorney
Brendan V. Johnson
Announces


Picture of a Hand
2012 Annual Report

Stay Connected: Visit us on Twitter
The Office of U.S. Attorney
Brendan V. Johnson
presents
 
Community Prosecution Strategy

South Dakota Community Prosecution Strategy

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for
Federal, State, and Local
Law Enforcement Agencies.

Justice 101