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District of South Dakota

Friday, June 7, 2019

Pukwana Man Charged with Assault

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pukwana, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

Sidney DuBray, age 24, was indicted on May 14, 2019.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on May 31, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

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

The Indictment alleges that on December 20, 2018, DuBray assaulted an individual with a knife causing serious bodily injury to the victim.

The charges are merely accusations and DuBray is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley is prosecuting the case. 

DuBray was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Violent Crime
Updated June 7, 2019