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Fort Thompson Man Sentenced for Robbery

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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man convicted of Robbery was sentenced on October 5, 2021, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Jacob Hawk Wing, age 27, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, restitution in the amount of $1,030, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Hawk Wing was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 11, 2020.  He pled guilty on July 15, 2021.

The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred on July 26, 2020, in Fort Thompson.  Hawk Wing robbed a convenience store at gun point, and stole U.S. currency and two bottles of alcohol.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Indian Affairs, Crow Creek Agency.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley prosecuted the case.

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

Updated October 7, 2021

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