Skip to main content
Press Release

Rosebud Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury

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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury was sentenced on August 23, 2021, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Lloyd Jacob One Star, a/k/a Lloyd One Star, III, age 31, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

One Star was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 8, 2021.  He pled guilty on June 3, 2021.

The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred on December 14, 2021, in Todd County.  On that date, One Star got into a verbal confrontation with his long-term girlfriend, the victim, at their residence.   One Star became angry and punched the victim in the face, permanently injuring her left eye.  One Star also kicked the victim and hit her with a chair.  One Star fled the residence after a family member intervened. 

This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

One Star was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated August 27, 2021

Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime