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Ft. Thompson Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Ft. Thompson, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on August 21, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Matthew Long Crow, age 39, was sentenced to 120 months in custody, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Long Crow was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 12, 2016. He pled guilty on May 24, 2017.

The conviction stems from an incident occurring between March 10, 2016, and March 19, 2016, when Long Crow assaulted his girlfriend, and the assault resulted in serious bodily injury.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Crow Creek Agency. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.

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

Updated August 25, 2017

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime