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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 21, 2018

Habitual Offender Sentenced for Domestic Assault

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that William A. Smith, age 31, of Winnebago, Nebraska, was sentenced for Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender. United States District Court Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced Smith to a 30-month term of imprisonment. After his release from prison, Smith with begin a 3-year term of supervised release.

On March 22, 2018, Smith assaulted his domestic partner on the Winnebago Indian Reservation by biting her finger causing significant pain and bleeding and fear of having a portion of her finger being bitten off.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated January 2, 2019