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Parmelee Woman Sentenced For Failure To Appear

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, woman convicted of Failure to Appear was sentenced on December 19, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Kamelia No Moccasin, a/k/a Kamelia Shoulders, age 29, was sentenced to 147 days in custody with credit for time served, 12 months of supervised release, 33 days of community confinement, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
No Moccasin was indicted for Failure to Appear by a federal grand jury on August 21, 2013.  She pled guilty on October 24, 2013.
No Moccasin was placed on personal recognizance after an initial appearance and arraignment for a federal Involuntary Manslaughter charge, which required her to attend all court proceedings as a condition of release.  On June 11, 2013, No Moccasin did not appear for her trial as previously ordered.  She was apprehended and arrested on June 20, 2013.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers prosecuted the case.
No Moccasin was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015