U.S. Attorney’s Office
March 22, 2012
District of South Dakota
Rosebud Woman Charged with Sexual Abuse, Aggravated Sexual Abuse, and Aiding and Abetting
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse, and aiding and abetting.
Ina Crow Dog, age 47, was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 13, 2012. She appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 21, 2012 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is life in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both. The charges are merely accusations, and Crow Dog is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers. Crow Dog was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshals Service.