Marty man pleads not guilty to federal assault charges
SIOUX FALLS — A Marty man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for assault charges, including assault with the intent to commit murder.
Gordon Primeaux, 62, was indicted on Oct. 7, according to the U.S. Attorney's District of South Dakota office. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica Duffy on Oct. 14, and pleaded not guilty to the indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 20 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release, and up to $300 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, plus possible restitution may also be ordered.
According to court documents, the indictment alleges that on Aug. 22, Primeaux assaulted a male victim by repeatedly stabbing him in the chest with a knife.
The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Yankton Sioux Law Enforcement.
Primeaux was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has not been set.