PIERRE, S.D. (AP)
A Wanblee man accused of assaulting a federal police officer has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court.
Forty-seven-year-old Shawn Ashley is accused of assaulting an on-duty Oglala Sioux officer on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in June.
U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says Ashley pleaded not guilty late last month to assault on a federal officer. The charge carries a maximum punishment of eight years in prison.
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