White River Man Charged with Assaulting a Federal Officer
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United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a White River, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assaulting a Federal Officer.
Anthony Black Wolf, age 25, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 15, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on June 4, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 8 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation and Black Wolf is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.
Black Wolf was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending trial. A trial date has not been set.