Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a White River, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for First Degree Burglary and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.
Albert Kelly, age 50, was indicted on July 17, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on August 5, 2013, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 25 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 5 years of supervised release; and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation and Kelly is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers is prosecuting the case.
Kelly was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial, which has been set for September 24, 2013.