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Mission man Indicted for Sexual Abuse

February 17, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for sexually abusing a female at Mission, South Dakota, on September 11, 2010.

Chester Dennis Marshall, a/k/a Dennis C. Marshall, age 43, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 8, 2011, for two counts of Sexual Abuse. He appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on February 17, 2011, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is any term of years up to life, a $250,000 fine, or both. Restitution may also be ordered. The charge is merely an accusation, and Marshall is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Law Enforcement Services. Assistant United States Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case. Marshall was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has been set for April 12, 2011.

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