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Cannonball Woman Sentenced for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of North Dakota

BISMARCK – U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on May 30, 2013, Maureen Red Stone, 30, Cannonball, N.D., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. Red Stone pleaded guilty to the charge on Dec. 18, 2012.

Judge Hovland sentenced Red Stone to two years in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Red Stone was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund and $2,008.58 in restitution.

On Sept. 29, 2012, Red Stone got into an argument with a man. Red Stone entered her van and drove toward the man and struck him with the front of the van. The man’s injuries were not life threatening.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs – Standing Rock Agency, with the assistance of the Standing Rock Tribal Prosecutor’s Office.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme prosecuted the case.

Updated January 29, 2015