ND woman sentenced on child abuse chargeA Fort Yates, N.D., woman has been sentenced on a charge of child abuse, according to Timothy Q. Purdon, U.S. attorney.
A Fort Yates, N.D., woman has been sentenced on a charge of child abuse, according to Timothy Q. Purdon, U.S. attorney.
Sally F. Sees The Elk, 33, was sentenced Nov. 14 by U.S. District Court Judge Daniel L. Hovland on a charge of child abuse in Indian country. Sees The Elk pleaded guilty to the charge on Aug. 23.
Hovland sentenced Sees The Elk to two years of probation, which includes
four months of home confinement. Sees The Elk was ordered to pay $1298.92 in restitution and to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund.
Sees The Elk admitted that sometime between October 2009 to February 2010
she hit the child, injuring the child.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Bureau of Indian Affairs - Standing Rock Agency.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Rick Volk prosecuted the case.