Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man convicted of Theft of Government Property was sentenced on June 7, 2021, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.
Preston White Feather, age 25, was sentenced to 22 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100. White Feather was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $26,198.30.
White Feather was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 11, 2020. He pled guilty on March 22, 2021.
The conviction stemmed from White Feather’s participation in a series of burglaries in Mission in April of 2021. Between April 2, 2021, and April 15, 2021, White Feather was involved in the burglary of multiple local businesses in Mission. On April 16, 2021, White Feather broke into the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Administration Building in Mission, and stole a pickup truck. On April 21, 2021, White Feather burglarized the BIA building a second time.
This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.
White Feather was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
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