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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Wounded Knee Man Sentenced For Larceny

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wounded Knee, South Dakota, man convicted of Larceny was sentenced on July 30, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Eugene Hunts Horses, Jr., a/k/a Eugene Hunts Horse, age 43, was sentenced to 1 year of probation, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and restitution in the amount of $2,200.
         
Hunts Horses was indicted for Larceny by a federal grand jury on February 19, 2014.  He pled guilty on March 28, 2014.
         
The conviction stemmed from Hunts Horses and another man shooting a pregnant cow and killing it on February 9, 2013, near Manderson.
         
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.           


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Updated June 22, 2015