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Marty Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Minor

April 3, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Marty, South Dakota, man charged with sexual contact with a minor was sentenced on April 2, 2012, by Chief US District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Donavan Rouse, age 27, was sentenced to 8 months in custody to be followed by 5 years of supervised release.

Rouse was indicted for abusive sexual contact and sexual contact with a minor by a federal grand jury on October 4, 2011. The incident took place at Marty, South Dakota, in August 2011. He pled guilty to sexual contact with a minor on January 13, 2012.

This case was investigated by BIA Law Enforcement Services, Yankton Agency and the FBI. Assistant US Attorney Thomas J. Wright prosecuted the case.

Rouse was immediately turned over to the custody of the US Marshal.



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