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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Wanblee Man Sentenced for First Degree Burglary

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Wanblee, South Dakota, man convicted of First Degree Burglary was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Benjamin Quiver, age 46, was sentenced on July 6, 2018, to 2 years in federal prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

 The conviction stems from Quiver entering the residence of an individual in the nighttime near Wanblee on September 22, 2016, and stealing a handgun from a holster before leaving the residence.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.

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

Indian Country Law and Justice
Updated July 14, 2018