Skip to main content
Press Release

Rosebud Man Found Not Guilty of Assault

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

PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Assault by Striking, Beating, or Wounding as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, on July 7, 2023.

Mario Lopez, age 22, was charged by a complaint filed in January of 2023.

The charge related to an alleged incident that occurred on January 20, 2023, in Todd County, South Dakota.

This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the U.S. Attorney’s Office prosecuted the case.

Updated July 12, 2023

Indian Country Law and Justice