United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Brady Paul Makes Room For Them, age 27, of Mission, South Dakota, appeared before United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange on February 14, 2012, and pled guilty to Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years' imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both.
Makes Room For Them was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact on or about September 20, 2005. The Court sentenced Makes Room For Them to 41 months’ imprisonment and also ordered that he must register as a sex offender. Makes Room For Them maintained his registration from August 2007 until April 23, 2011. Makes Room For Them failed to register after leaving South Dakota. On December 20, 2011, Makes Room For Them was located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he failed to register until January 4, 2012.
The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the United States Marshal's Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers.
A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for April 30, 2012. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing.