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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 26, 2013

White River Man Charged With Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

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

Nathan First In Trouble, age 34, was indicted on July 17, 2013.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on July 25, 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 $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge is merely an accusation and First In Trouble is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

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

First In Trouble was released to a third party custodian pending trial.  A trial date has been set for September 24, 2013.  

Updated June 22, 2015