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Man Guilty of Failing to Update Sex Offender Registration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 17, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
605-357-2360

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Michael Flying Horse, age 29, appeared before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken on February 17, 2010, and pled guilty to an indictment that charged him with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine.

Between June 2007 and September 2010, Flying Horse, who is required to register as a sex offender, failed to update his registration. The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshal's Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant US Attorney Mark A. Vargo.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for May 20, 2011. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the US Marshal pending sentencing.

 

 

 

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