Former Pine Ridge doctor gets more sexual assault charges involving minors

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The latest on court proceedings for a former Indian Health Service pediatrician accused of sexually abusing minors.

Oct. 29, 2018

A former children’s doctor at Pine Ridge Hospital – accused of sexually abusing children – has been hit with more charges.

Stanley Weber, 69, now has two more charges in connection with sexual assaults on the Pine Ridge Reservation. One of the new charges is aggravated sexual assault against a child under the age of 12 between 1995-1998. The other charge is sexual abuse of a minor between 12 and 16 years old. Those attacks allegedly happened between 1998 and 2001.

Weber was convicted in September in Montana on similar charges involving two boys on the Blackfeet Reservation between 1993-1995.

Weber now has 12 charges in total.

He’ll be sentenced in Montana in December and is scheduled to go on trial in South Dakota on Jan 8, 2019.


Former IHS pediatrician pleads not guilty to sexually abusing minors

March 1, 2017

A former Indian Health Service pediatrician from Pine Ridge appeared in court Wednesday, pleading not guilty to multiple counts of sexual abuse against minors.

Stanley Patrick Weber, 68, faces a total of 10 counts – three involving victims younger than 12, while six involve victims between 12 and 16 years old. Authorities allege the incidents happened between 1998 and 2011.

At one point, Weber was the acting clinical director for the IHS facility at Pine Ridge. He resigned from the hospital last year.

Weber’s trial is set for May 9.

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