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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 4, 2016

Batesland Man Sentenced for Robbery While Using a Firearm

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Batesland, South Dakota, man convicted of Robbery and Use and Brandishing of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime of Violence was sentenced on October 28, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Jeremy Crow, age 23, was sentenced to 7 years in custody, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $200 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Crow pleaded guilty to the charges on July 15, 2016.

The conviction stems from Crow and another individual using a firearm to rob two females of personal items in Pine Ridge on June 4, 2015.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.

Crow was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated November 4, 2016