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Mission Man Sentenced For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man convicted of two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on May 29, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Celso Estrada, age 50, was sentenced to 47 months in custody on one count and 37 months in custody on the second count, to be served concurrently, and a $200 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Estrada was indicted for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury by a federal grand jury on November 19, 2013.  Estrada pled guilty to two counts of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon on February 19, 2014.
On November 16, 2013, after an argument, Estrada became upset and stabbed two people with a knife at an apartment complex in Mission.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Maher prosecuted the case.
Estrada was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015