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Rosebud Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse

November 14, 2012
Contact: Aileen "Ace" Crawford
Public Information Officer

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Anthony Fast Horse, age 58, of Rosebud, was convicted of one count of Sexual Abuse and found not guilty of one count of Aggravated Sexual abuse and two counts of Sexual Abuse as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota. The charge carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both. Fast Horse was indicted by a federal grand jury for the charge on March 13, 2012. The conviction stems from an incident that took place on or about between December 1, 2010, and December 31, 2010, in which Fast Horse sexually abused the victim.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Marie H. Ruettgers and Troy Morley. A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for February 4, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the United States Marshal.



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