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

Monday, July 21, 2014

Parmelee Man Charged With Assault

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury to an Intimate Partner.

Kevin Two Eagle, age 30, was indicted on April 22, 2014.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on July 16, 2014, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

On or about January 16, 2014, in Todd County, Two Eagle unlawfully assaulted his dating partner and the assault resulted in serious bodily injury.

The charge is merely an accusation and Two Eagle is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

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

Two Eagle was released to a third party custodian pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015