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Martin man sentenced for sexual abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-341-1915

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Martin, South Dakota, man convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor was sentenced on August 2, 2013, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. 

Edwin Johnson, age 62, was sentenced to 5 years of imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release.  Johnson was also ordered to pay  $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and $542.40 in restitution.

Johnson was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 19, 2012, and pled guilty to the charge on April 18, 2013.  

The charge relates to Johnson having sexual intercourse with a 15-year old girl over 50 times in Bennett County in 2010 and 2011. 

This case was investigated by the Martin Police Department, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Johnson was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.     

       

 

 

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