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Press Release

Flandreau Woman Sentenced for Assault

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Flandreau, South Dakota, woman convicted of assault was sentenced on February 29, 2016, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Christina Weston, a/k/a Christina Anderson, age 41, was sentenced to 30 months in custody, 2 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Weston was indicted for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on May 5, 2015.  She pled guilty on October 7, 2015.

In April of 2015, Weston assaulted her husband causing him serious bodily injury.

This case was investigated by Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Connie Larson prosecuted the case.

Weston was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated March 1, 2016

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