United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on September 9, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.
Koty Arcoren, age 21, was sentenced to 12 months and 1 day of imprisonment, 5 years of supervised release, $305.66 restitution, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Arcoren was indicted by a federal grand jury in May of 2013, and pled guilty to the Indictment on June 13, 2013.
On February 28, 2011, Arcoren was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact. The Court sentenced Arcoren to 31 months in custody, seven years of supervised release, and also ordered that he register as a sex offender. Arcoren began his term of supervised release and absconded from supervised release on April 12, 2013. During the time he absconded from supervised release until he was apprehended in Todd County on April 29, 2013, he failed to complete his sex offender registration requirement.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Maher.
Arcoren was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.