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Rosebud Man Indicted for Assault

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

PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced that a federal grand jury has indicted a Rosebud, South Dakota, man for Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Assault of an Intimate Partner by Strangulation.

Daymon Oliver, age 41, was indicted in September of 2022. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on December 21, 2022, and pleaded not guilty to the Indictment.

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

The Indictment alleges that on July 20, 2022, in Mission, South Dakota, within the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation, Oliver unlawfully assaulted and strangled his domestic partner. The assault resulted in serious bodily injury to the victim.

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

The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Abby Roesler is prosecuting the case. 

Oliver was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has been set for February 14, 2023.


Updated December 23, 2022

Violent Crime
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