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Dupree Man Sentenced On Assault Charge

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

U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Dupree man convicted of Simple Assault was sentenced on January 25, 2013 by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno. Elton Lone Eagle, Sr., age 31, was sentenced to time served and a $10 special assessment.

Lone Eagle was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 15, 2012. He pled guilty to a Superseding Information charging Simple Assault on January 25, 2013.

The charge stems from an incident in June of 2012 when the Defendant and another assaulted the victim causing minor bruises and swelling to the victim's face and eyes.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy Morley prosecuted the case.

Updated June 22, 2015