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Case Number: 5:19-cr-50070-KES
Judge: Karen E. Schreier
Court: United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (Pennington County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Rapid City, South Dakota criminal defense attorney represented defendant charged with subornation of perjury.
Jason Patrick Baca, age 35, was charged with subordination of perjury and conspiracy to commit subornation of perjury.
Baca was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 21, 2019, and pleaded guilty on December 22, 2021. The conviction stems from Baca threatening a material witness and dissuading the witness from testifying truthfully in the September 2021 jury trial for the 2016 assault and shooting death of Vincent Von Brewer III.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Sarah Collins and Benjamin Patterson prosecuted the case.
Baca was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
18 U.S.C. § 1622 SUBORNATION OF PERJURY
18 U.S.C. §§ 371 and 18 U.S.C. § 1622 CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT SUBORNATION OF PERJURY
Outcome: 60 months imprisonment to run consecutive to Count 4s, 3 years Supervised Release to run concurrent to Count 4s; $100 Special Assessment