Monday, June 21, 2010
Man Indicted for Assault
June 21, 2010 - U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. Morris William Eagle Bull, Jr., age 22, was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 15, 2010, for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on June 17, 2010, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation and Eagle Bull is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeremy R. Jehangiri is prosecuting the case. Eagle Bull was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.