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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Monday, March 4, 2013

Mission Man Indicted For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Johnny Lunderman, age 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 26, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; life of supervised release; and a $100 Special Assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge is merely an accusation and Lunderman is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshal Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Maher is prosecuting the case.

Lunderman was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015