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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Kyle Man Sentenced for Assaulting a Woman

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Kyle, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on August 16, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Adam Shangreaux, age 29, was sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Shangreaux was charged on November 17, 2015, and pleaded guilty on April 29, 2016.  The conviction stems from Shangreaux assaulting a woman at Kyle, causing a collapsed lung and abdominal injuries.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ben Patterson prosecuted the case.

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

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated August 23, 2016