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St. Francis Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact

March 1, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, man charged with Abusive Sexual Contact was sentenced on February 28, 2011, by United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange. Koty Arcoren, age 19, was sentenced to 31 months in custody, seven years of supervised release, $305.66 in restitution, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund. He must also register as a sex offender.

Arcoren was indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Force and Abusive Sexual Contact by a federal grand jury on June 9, 2010. The charge stems from abusive sexual contact with a St. Francis woman on February 28, 2010. He pled guilty to the charge on November 30, 2010.

The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Law Enforcement Services. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman.

Arcoren was immediately turned over to the custody of the United States Marshal.

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