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Allen Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact With a Minor

March 29, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Allen man charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor was sentenced on February 23, 2012, by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Brandonlex Sitting Bear, a/k/a Brandon Sitting Bear, age 20, was sentenced to 7 months' imprisonment, 5 years' supervised release, and a $100 assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Between December 2009 and April 2010, Sitting Bear engaged in sexual conduct with a 14-year-old female. He pleaded guilty on December 12, 2011.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Sitting Bear was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.




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