McLaughlin Man Charged with Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a McLaughlin, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for assault resulting in serious bodily injury.
Logan Hayes, age 26, was indicted on April 15, 2014. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge William D. Gerdes on May 6, 2014, and pled not guilty to the indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The indictment alleges that on or about July 31, 2012, Hayes unlawfully assaulted the victim, which resulted in serious bodily injury.
The charge is merely an accusation, and Hayes is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley is prosecuting the case.
Hayes was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.