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Case Number: 3:22-cr-30092
Judge: Roberto A. Lange
Court: United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (* County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Pierre
Description: Pierre, South Dakota criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with assault and battery in Indian Country resulting in serious personal Injury.
On the evening of May 16, 2022, Ramon Louis Bagola, age 24, and another individual assaulted the victim in the stairwell of the Evergreen Apartments building in Eagle Butte, knocking the victim unconscious and causing a subdural hematoma. The assault was unprovoked. Bagola took the victim’s car keys and wallet from his person. Bagola used the car keys to steal the victim’s Trailblazer from the apartment parking lot.
This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carl Thunem prosecuted the case.
Bagola was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 20 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release and was assessed $100.00.