Eagle Butte Man Acquitted of Assault
United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, on November 1, 2017.
Julian Navarro, age 31, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 23, 2017.
The charges relate to the events of May 18, 2017, when Navarro allegedly struck the victim with a metal bar.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.