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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wounded Knee Woman Sentenced for Dispensing Alcohol on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Wounded Knee, South Dakota, woman convicted of Dispensing of Intoxicants in Indian Country was sentenced on October 5, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Leslie Little Moon-Boltz, age 22, was sentenced to 3 years of probation and ordered to pay a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Little Moon-Boltz was charged on June 17, 2014, and pleaded guilty on July 29, 2016. The conviction stems from Little Moon-Boltz having whiskey near Manderson on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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 Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated October 12, 2016