Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon and Burglary.
Leroy Wayne Brown Bull Sr., age 24, was indicted on February 19, 2014. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on December 1, 2014, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is 25 years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment charges that in November of 2013, Brown Bull and another person broke into a home near Kyle and assaulted a man.
The charges are merely accusations and Brown Bull is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins is prosecuting the case.
Brown Bull was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. A trial date has not been set.