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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced For Misprision Of A Felony

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Misprision of a Felony was sentenced on June 30, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Albert Kelly, II, age 51, was sentenced to 5 months of home confinement, 7 months of supervised release, a $500 fine, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Kelly was indicted for First Degree Burglary and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon by a federal grand jury on July 17, 2013.  He pled guilty to Misprision of a Felony on April 1, 2014.
On May 10, 2013, Kelly and his co-defendant went to the victim’s home in Lower Swift Bear on the Rosebud reservation.  Kelly’s co-defendant entered the victim’s home and assaulted the victim while Kelly remained outside.  After the assault, Kelly concealed the assault from tribal and federal law enforcement officers. 
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers prosecuted the case.
Kelly was released to home confinement.

Updated June 22, 2015