Porcupine Man Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Corey Good Crow, age 37, of Porcupine, South Dakota, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on November 1, 2013, and pled guilty to Felony Child Abuse and Neglect.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
The charge relates to Good Crow engaging in a pattern of conduct between 2008 and 2010 that subjected a child to abuse and neglect which caused the child severe and permanent psychological injury.
The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Wayne Venhuizen.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date will be set. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending sentencing.