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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 14, 2014

Rapid City Man Pleads Not Guilty To Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

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

Bradley Makes Room For Them, age 29, was indicted on April 22, 2014.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on July 7, 2014, and pleaded not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, a lifetime of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge relates to Makes Room For Them failing to register as a convicted sex offender between November 22, 2013, and April 22, 2014, in South Dakota.

The charge is merely an accusation and Makes Room For Them is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman is prosecuting the case.

Makes Room For Them was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has been set for September 9, 2014.                                                

Updated June 22, 2015