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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 29, 2018

Kyle Man Found Guilty of Assault on a Federal Officer

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Ramone McBride, age 20, was found guilty of Assault on a Federal Officer following a federal trial in Rapid City, South Dakota. 

The charge carries a maximum sentence of 8 years in federal prison, and/or a $250,000 fine, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Evidence at trial established McBride assaulted a law enforcement officer employed by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety on September 4, 2017, by punching and tasing him with a taser.

This case was investigated by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen prosecuted and tried the case.

A sentencing date was set for October 3, 2018.  McBride was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending sentencing.

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Updated June 29, 2018