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Wyoming Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

January 10, 2013

U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on January 4, 2013, Byron Friday, a 47 year old Northern Arapaho Tribal Member, was sentenced for assaulting a woman on the Wind River Indian Reservation, resulting in serious bodily injury to the woman. The case involved an incident on May 11, 2012, wherein Friday assaulted the victim and her children, who were trying to get Friday out of their home. Mr. Friday was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal, pursuant to a plea agreement, to 20 months imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and a $100.00 special assessment. The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



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