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 Rosebud, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Third Degree Burglary and Larceny.
Justin Gabriel, age 21, was indicted by a federal grand jury on December 12, 2012. He appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on January 22, 2013, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 Special Assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation and Gabriel is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher is prosecuting the case.
Gabriel was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending trial. A trial has not been set.