Kyle Man Charged with Assault
|U.S. Attorney’s Office February 12, 2013|
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Kyle, South Dakota man was indicted by a federal grand jury for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
William Lawrence Montileaux, age 39, was indicted on January 23, 2013 for assault with a dangerous weapon and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on February 1, 2013, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years’ imprisonment and/or $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation, and Montileaux is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Shattuck is prosecuting the case. Montileaux was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has been set for April 9, 2013.