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Northern Arapaho Man Sentenced For Assault With A Dangerous Weapon With Intent To Do Bodily Harm

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Wyoming

United States Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on December 11, 2013, Jess Theodore Birdshead, a 47-year-old enrolled Northern Arapaho man from Arapahoe, Wyoming, appeared in Federal District Court in Casper, Wyoming for sentencing before United States District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on the charge of assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to do bodily Harm. Birdshead was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $5,733.00 in restitution. The charge stemmed from an assault which occurred on May 20, 2013, on the Wind River Indian Reservation. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Updated July 14, 2015