Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Camille Touche, age 27, of Mobridge, South Dakota appeared before Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken on January 28, 2013, and pled guilty to a charge of Escape from Custody. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years' imprisonment and/or $250,000 fine.
In December 2012, Touche left Community Alternatives of the Black Hills without permission, where she was serving the remainder of a federal sentence. The investigation was conducted by the United States Marshals Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for June 7, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.