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Allen Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing A Female With A Knife And Assaulting Her With A Bat

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Curtis Dupris, age 32, of Allen, South Dakota appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on May 30, 2013 and pled guilty to two charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.

The maximum penalty upon conviction for each charge is life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. One charge relates to Dupris stabbing a female several times with a knife at an Allen home on February 23, 2013. The other charge relates to Dupris assaulting her with a bat between February and April of 2012.

The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.

A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for October 7, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

Updated June 22, 2015