Mobridge Man Charged With Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mobridge, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Brandon James Noisy Hawk, age 31, was indicted on July 17, 2013, for failing to register as a sex offender. Noisy Hawk appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge William D. Gerdes on July 25, 2013, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction of the charge is 10 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both, 5 years up to life of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The charge is merely an accusation, and Noisy Hawk is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley is prosecuting the case.
Noisy Hawk was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. A trial date has not been set.