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District of South Dakota

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Rosebud Man Sentenced For Robbery

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud  man convicted of Robbery and Aiding and Abetting was sentenced on January 9, 2013, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange.  Raymond Walter Gassman, age 19, was sentenced to 46 months in custody, 2 years of supervised release, $790 in restitution, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Gassman was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 12, 2012, and pled guilty to the charge on October 24, 2012.

On May 8, 2012, Gassman was with another individual when they robbed the Paul Mart convenience store by entering the store with bandanas on their faces to mask their appearance and brandished weapons.  Gassman attempted to steal things of value, including merchandise and the cash register from the store clerk.

The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tim Maher.

Gassman was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.

Updated June 22, 2015