Sharps Corner Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft
|U.S. Attorney’s Office March 21, 2013|
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Doreen Two Bulls, a/k/a Doreen Brown, a/k/a Dee Dee Brown, age 53, of Sharps Corner, South Dakota, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on March 13, 2013, and pled guilty to theft from Indian Tribal Organization. The Magistrate Judge is expected to recommend Two Bulls plea be accepted by the District Court. The maximum penalty upon conviction is five years’ imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.
Between August 2010 and January 2011, Two Bulls, an employee of an Indian Tribal Organization, stole checks issued to tribal organizations, put her name on them, and then cashed for personal use. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date will be scheduled. The defendant was released on bond pending acceptance of the plea and sentencing.