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35 Year Old Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2010
Contact: Brendan V. Johnson
United States Attorney
605-357-2304

U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

James Jumping Eagle, age 35, was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 15, 2010, for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on December 10, 2010, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 30 years of imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.

The charge is merely an accusation, and Jumping Eagle is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshal's Service, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Carolyn G. Olson is prosecuting the case. Jumping Eagle was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.

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