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January 21, 2015

Tensed Man Admits Assault on Tribal Member

COEUR D’ALENE—Mark Allen Daves, 51, of Tensed, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to assault, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Daves was charged by an information filed by the U.S. Attorney on January 6, 2015.

According to court documents, Daves admitted that on September 6, 2014, he knowingly and intentionally struck a tribal member with a shotgun.

The charge of assault is punishable by up to one year in prison, a maximum fine of $100,000.00, and up to one year of supervised release.

Sentencing is set for April 22, 2015, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale at the federal courthouse in Coeur d’Alene.

The case was investigated by CDA Tribal Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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