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

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Manderson Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Manderson, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on April 5, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Hermis Tall, a/k/a Hermis Earl Janis, Jr., age 25, was sentenced to time served, 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Tall pled guilty to Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury on January 4, 2016.

The conviction stems from Tall assaulting a female near Manderson between October 23 and 24, 2014.  The assault resulted in the victim receiving cuts to her face, bruising to her head and neck, and injury to her hips and pelvic area.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.

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Violent Crimes
Updated April 12, 2016