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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

Monday, December 1, 2014

Fort Yates Man Sentenced of Sexual Assault

BISMARCK – U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on December 1, 2014, Austin Agard, Age 28, of Fort Yates ND, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of Sexual Assault when he, Agard, performed sexual acts on a person incapable of declining participation in the act.

Judge Hovland sentenced Agard to serve 70 months imprisonment, to be followed by five years supervised probation.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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

Updated February 4, 2015