According to a press release from the U.S Attorney’s Office in the State of South Dakota, a Pine Ridge man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Interstate Transportation of a stolen vehicle.
29-year old Cole Brewer was officially indicted on May 20th.
The charge relates to Brewer stealing a Freightliner fuel truck from Hay Springs in June 2020, and transporting it across the state line.
The penalty upon conviction is 10 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, three years supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
The investigation is being conducted by the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety and Sheridan County Sheriff’s Department.
A trial date has not been set.