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Eagle Butte man sentenced to 1 year in prison for assaulting federal officer on reservation


SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — An Eagle Butte man has been sentenced to one year in prison for assaulting an officer on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 37-year-old Cleveland Buckman was sentenced on Wednesday, after pleading guilty to assaulting, resisting and impeding a federal officer.

Johnson says the assault occurred in June.

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