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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, April 29, 2017

Mission Men and Mission Woman Charged with Multiple Firearms Counts

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that four men and one woman from Mission, South Dakota, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for Possession of Unregistered Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.

Keith Bordeaux, age 19, Stephanie Bear Heels, age 30, and Kevin Bordeaux, age 18, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 10, 2017, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

Dakota Marshall, a/k/a Dakota Marshall, Sr., age 21, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 29, 2017, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

Angelito Moran, a/k/a Angel Moran, age 20, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 21, 2017, and pled not guilty to the Indictment. All five of them were indicted on March 15, 2017.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and up to $400 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that on November 11, 2016, Keith Bordeaux and Marshall knowingly received and possessed a Weatherby, model PA-08, 20-gauge shotgun which was less than 18 inches in length. Said shotgun was not registered to them. Bordeaux and Marshall are both prohibited from owning any kind of firearms.

The Indictment also alleges that Keith and Kevin Bordeaux, along with Moran, and Bear Heels, knowingly possessed, received, concealed, stored, bartered, sold, and disposed of stolen firearms and aided and abetted in the commission of the offense. Moran and Bear Heels are also prohibited from owning any kind of firearms.

The charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case.

All Defendants were remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial, which has been set for June 27, 2017.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated April 29, 2017