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Press Release

Eagle Butte Man Convicted Of Simple Assault Of A Minor

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that David Roberts Jr., age 30, of Eagle Butte, South Dakota appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 24, 2013 and pled guilty to the Superseding Information that charged him with Simple Assault of a Minor.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to one year of custody, a $100,000 fine, and a $25 assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

The conviction is the result of an assault of a minor victim that occurred in Eagle Butte in May of 2012.

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

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for June 24, 2013.

Updated June 22, 2015