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Peever Man Indicted for Abusive Sexual Contact

January 18, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Peever, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for abusive sexual contact.

Marcos Davila, age 53, was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 10, 2012, for Abusive Sexual Contact. He appeared before US Magistrate Judge William D. Gerdes on January 17, 2012, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to life in custody. The charge is merely an accusation, and Davila is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the FBI. Assistant US Attorney Thomas J. Wright is prosecuting the case. Davila was remanded to the custody of the US Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.



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