Sioux Falls Man Sentenced for Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury
United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury was sentenced on November 14, 2016, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.
Justin Stone Arrow, age 37, was sentenced to 15 months in custody, followed by 2 years of supervised release, and a special assessment of $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Stone Arrow was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 13, 2016, for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury, and Child Abuse. He plead guilty to Assault Resulting in Substantial Bodily Injury on August 24, 2016.
In the early morning of March 10, 2016, Stone Arrow was drinking alcoholic beverages with his adult sister and a minor, age 13, at a home in the Milk’s Camp Community, Gregory County, South Dakota. An argument ensued between Stone Arrow and the minor, and Stone Arrow struck the minor in the face with his fists. Stone Arrow’s sister interrupted the altercation and began caring for the minor. The minor was taken to the Gregory County hospital, where he received four sutures for a laceration under his right eye.
This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie G. Sanderson prosecuted the case.
Stone Arrow was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.