MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Menominee man has been sentenced to prison on assault charges in connection with an incident in January.
33-year-old Jason Warner was sentenced to 3 years and 5 months in federal prison for assault resulting in serious bodily injury. In addition to the prison term, Warner has to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term and pay special assessment fines and $3,866.60 in restitution.
On April 18-th, Warner plead guilty to one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury stemming from an incident at a residence in Wilson, Michigan on the Hannahville Indian Community reservation on January 25, 2012.
During this incident, Warner engaged in a fight with the victim, striking him several times in the head, knocking him to the ground, and continuing to beat him. The victim was taken to OSF St. Francis Hospital, where he was diagnosed with a broken nose and a shoulder separation requiring surgery to repair.
The Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Police and the FBI investigated the case.
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