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Porcupine Man Sentenced for Assault

May 14, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Porcupine, South Dakota man convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating, and Wounding was sentenced on May 3, 2013 by U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy.

Quentine Lone Elk, age 46, was sentenced to 2 years of probation and ordered to pay $10 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

In October 2011, near Porcupine, Lone Elk cut another man with a knife. He pled guilty on March 8, 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.



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