Mission Woman Sentenced for Assaulting a Federal Officer

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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman convicted of Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer was sentenced on March 7, 2022, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno.

Carlianna Erickson, a/k/a Carlianna Erickson-Redday, age 25, was sentenced to nine months in federal prison, followed by one year of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $25.

Erickson was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 8, 2021.  She pled guilty on January 31, 2022.

The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred on May 4, 2021, in Todd County, South Dakota.  On that date, Erickson assaulted a corrections officer at the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Adult Correctional Facility.

This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

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

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