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Eagle Butte Man Charged with Larceny and Possession of Ammunition by a Felon

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Larceny and Possession of Ammunition by a Felon.

Judson His Law, age 24, was indicted on March 12, 2019.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 20, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in federal prison 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 November 3, 2018, His Law stole another person’s pickup truck.  The Indictment further alleges that His Law, having previously been convicted of a felony, possessed fifty rounds of ammunition, which he took from the pickup.

The charges are merely accusations and His Law 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 Cameron J. Cook is prosecuting the case.   

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

Updated March 25, 2019

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