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Rapid City Man Sentenced for Failure to Register or Update as a Sex Offender

April 8, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota man convicted of Failure to Register or Update as a Sex Offender was sentenced on April 2, 2013 by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Shaun Jason Meyer, age 36, was sentenced to 24 months of imprisonment, 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100 to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Meyer was indicted for Failure to Register or Update as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury on June 19, 2012. Between November 2011 and June 2012, Meyer, who is required to register as a sex offender, failed to update his registration with the State of South Dakota. Meyer pled guilty on August 29, 2012.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Wayne Venhuizen prosecuted the case. Meyer was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.



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