United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Little Eagle, South Dakota man charged with sexual abuse of a person incapable of consenting was sentenced on September 10, 2012, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Grady Laine Uses Arrow, age 21, was sentenced to 108 months in custody, five years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.
Uses Arrow was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 13, 2012, and pled guilty to sexual abuse of a person incapable of consenting on June 4, 2012.
The conviction stems from an incident in October 2010 when Uses Arrow sexually assaulted another person at Little Eagle.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Standing Rock Agency. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mikal Hanson.
Uses Arrow was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshals.