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Tag: native americas

Woman Bites Nose Off Victim on Indian Reservation, Sentenced to 46 Months

By Danny Fenster
ticklethewire.com

A Michigan woman got hit with a federal prison sentence of  3 years and 10 months for biting off the tip of a man’s nose and doing other bodily harm in an incident on the Keewenaw Bay Indian Reservation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula last April,  the FBI said in a statement Monday.

Donalyn Lynette Taisto of Baraga, Michigan will also serve three years of supervised release after serving her sentence, and will also have to pay a $100 special assessment, though a final decision on restitution fees won’t be decided until April 2 of this year. She was sentenced in fed court in Marquette.

Taisto plead guilty on October 21 to the last of three counts she was charged with. The first two–regarding assault with a dangerous weapon–were dismissed at sentencing.

Early on the morning of April 21, , on the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community reservation, Taisto was involved in an altercation, during which she “bit off the tip of the victim’s nose, struck him with a lamp, and cut him with a knife,” according to the FBI statement. The victim was left permanently disfigured.