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Parmelee man sentenced for child related sexual abuse
and sexual contact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2014
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-341-1915

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, man convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child, Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child, and Abusive Sexual Contact While Registered as a Sex Offender was sentenced on January 14, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Randy Never Misses A Shot, age 49, was sentenced to 444 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and a $500 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. 
         
Never Misses A Shot was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 16, 2013.  A Superseding Indictment was filed on March 13, 2013.  On September 10, 2013, Never Misses A Shot appeared before the Honorable Roberto A. Lange for a jury trial.  On September 12, 2013, a jury found him guilty on all charges.
         
The conviction stems from several incidents which occurred between January 1, 1993, and May 15, 2007, in which Never Misses A Shot sexually abused multiple victims under the ages of 12.
         
During the years of 1993 through 1997, Never Misses A Shot visited Child Victim A, a young relative, who was staying on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.  While visiting her, Never Misses A Shot would sexually abuse her.  In addition, Never Misses A Shot engaged in sexual acts with Child Victim A in a wooded area near the He-Dog housing community.  As a result of this conduct, Never Misses A Shot was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child.
         
In the summer of 2000, Never Misses A Shot was staying with relatives at a housing complex near Parmelee.  While there, Never Misses A Shot sexually abused Child Victim B, another young relative.  As a result of this conduct, Never Misses A Shot was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child.
         
The final incident occurred over Mother’s Day weekend of 2007.  Never Misses A Shot was on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, traveling with a woman and her young daughter, Child Victim C.  They stopped at Pine Ridge for the weekend, and while there, Never Misses A Shot grabbed child victim C behind a trailer, forced her to the ground, and abused her in a sexual manner. As a result of this conduct, Never Misses A Shot was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child and Abusive Sexual Contact of a Child While Required to Register as a Sex Offender.
         
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rapid City Police Department, Sioux Falls Police Department, Rosebud Sioux Tribal Law Enforcement, Brooking Police Department, Jefferson County’s Sheriff’s Office, Washington, and the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley prosecuted the case.
         
Never Misses A Shot was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

 


 

 

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