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Lower Brule Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

August 11, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Lower Brule man charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on August 11, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Russell Crazy Bull, age 43, was sentenced to 18 months of imprisonment, five years of supervised release, and a $100 victim assessment.

Crazy Bull was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 15, 2011. Between May 2010 and February 2011, Crazy Bull, who is required to register as a sex offender, failed to update his registration. He pled guilty on May 4, 2011.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshal's Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Crazy Bull was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.




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