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Nebraska Woman Sentenced for Making a False Statement

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Walthill, Nebraska, woman convicted of False Statement was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Wehnona Stabler, age 60, was sentenced on June 29, 2018, to12 months of unsupervised probation and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Stabler was charged on June 20, 2017.  The conviction stems from Stabler making a false statement in January 2014 on a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, while an employee of Indian Health Service at Pine Ridge, related to a $5,000 payment she received from Dr. Stanley Patrick Weber.  Weber is currently under indictment for multiple counts of sex abuse with minors arising when he was a pediatrician at IHS Pine Ridge.  

The investigation is being conducted by the Office of Inspector General, Health and Human Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Updated April 18, 2023