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Eagle Butte Man Charged with Burglary

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Third Degree Burglary.

Joseph Marshall, age 37, was indicted on December 14, 2016.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on December 20, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 5 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that on May 18, 2016, Marshall unlawfully broke into the Ranch House Café with the intent to commit the crime of larceny.

The charge is merely an accusation and Marshall is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller is prosecuting the case.   

Marshall was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated December 30, 2016

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