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Press Release

Kyle Man Sentenced For Assault

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Kyle, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding and Simple Assault was sentenced on September 16, 2013, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. 
William Lawrence Montileaux, a/k/a Bill Montileaux, age 39, was sentenced to 2 years of probation and a $20 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
On December 2, 2012, near Kyle, Montileaux chased the victim around the victim’s residence and assaulted him by firing at him with a shotgun.  The victim sustained several wounds as a result of the assault and pellets from the shotgun.  Montileaux pled guilty to the charges on July 1, 2013.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura A. Shattuck prosecuted the case. 

Updated June 22, 2015