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

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Royce Loudner, age 46, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange and pled guilty to the Indictment that charged him with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Following his plea of guilty, and with the consent of all the parties, Loudner agreed to be sentenced immediately following his guilty plea. Loudner was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment to be served concurrently to the sentence imposed in a prior matter. He was also sentenced to 5 years of supervised release and $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Loudner was previously convicted of sexual abuse and is required to register as a sex offender. Loudner was discharged from Glory House on April 8, 2011. On April 18, 2011 he returned to Glory House. During this period, Loudner failed to update his sex offender registration status or register a new address as required by conditions of his supervised release and federal law.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshal’s Office and Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case. Loudner was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.

Updated June 22, 2015