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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 21, 2019

Rosebud Woman Sentenced for Assault With a Dangerous Weapon

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, woman convicted of Assault With a Dangerous Weapon was sentenced on October 21, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Victoria Smashed Ice, age 27, was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Smashed Ice was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 14, 2019.  She pled guilty on July 22, 2019.

The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred in Rosebud on April 1, 2019, wherein Smashed Ice repeatedly kicked a child, while wearing cowboy boots.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael J. Elmore prosecuted the case.

Smashed Ice was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.  

Topic(s): 
Indian Country Law and Justice
Violent Crime
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Updated October 21, 2019