Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Simple Assault

PIERRE, SD- A 37-year-old Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Simple Assault has been sentenced to 6 months in federal prison.

Carlin Jimi Jewett, Jr., a/k/a Jimmy Jewett, Jr., was found guilty last month after a two-day trial.

The conviction stems from an incident on March 31, 2017, when the defendant held a pocket knife, with the blade exposed, to the neck of a juvenile female at her home in Timber Lake.

Jewett was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.