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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 28, 2014

Little Eagle Man Acquitted Of Assault With A Dangerous Weapon And Domestic Assault By A Habitual Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Little Eagle, South Dakota, man was acquitted on July 23, 2014, on one count of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and one count of Domestic Assault by a Habitual Offender as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota.

Leon White was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 12, 2014.
         
The charges stemmed from events that were alleged to have occurred in December 2013.
         
The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Agency.  The U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.


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Updated June 22, 2015