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Cherry Creek Man Convicted For Assaulting, Resisting Or Impeding A Federal Officer

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Kaleb Earl Hollow Horn, age 25, of Cherry Creek, South Dakota appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on April 16, 2013 and pled guilty to the Superseding Information that charged him with Assaulting, Resisting or Impeding a Federal Officer. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 8 years of custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; a $100 assessment; and restitution.

The conviction is the result of an incident that occurred in February 2012 when Hollow Horn assaulted, resisted or impeded a Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe police officer.

The investigation was conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikal Hanson.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for July 8, 2013. Hollow Horn will report to the U.S. Marshals Service on June 3, 2013.

Updated June 22, 2015