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Mission Man Sentenced for Third Degree Burglary

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

PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court, has sentenced a Mission, South Dakota, man convicted of Third Degree Burglary. The sentencing took place on December 12, 2022.

Justice White Horse, age 20, was sentenced to 11 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $230 in restitution and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

White Horse was indicted for Third Degree Burglary by a federal grand jury in April of 2022. He pleaded guilty on September 1, 2022.

On February 8, 2022, in Mission, within the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, White Horse entered an unoccupied structure, that is the Buffalo Brew coffee shop, with the intent to commit larceny therein. At the time of the offense, White Horse was not licensed or privileged to be in the business.

This case was investigated by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Abby Roesler prosecuted the case.

White Horse was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated December 13, 2022

Indian Country Law and Justice