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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 5, 2017

Omaha Nation Tribal Member Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault

Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that George Grant, age 44 of Walthill, Nebraska,  was convicted by a federal jury of one count of aggravated sexual abuse. Grant is facing up to fifteen years in prison. The case was heard before Chief United States District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp.

 

Evidence introduced at trial established that on September 4, 2016, Grant sexually assaulted a female after driving her out to a secluded country road on the Omaha Nation Indian Reservation. Grant threatened to use force and, in fact, used force to commit the sexual assault. Sentencing is set for January 8, 2018.

 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Updated October 6, 2017