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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Red Lake Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

MINNEAPOLIS – A Red Lake man was sentenced to nine years in prison, followed by 20 years of supervised release for sexually abusing a minor announced United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger.

According to court documents, on October 11, 2020, within the exterior boundaries of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Keith Allen Ehrich, 40, engaged in sexual acts with a minor.

Ehrich pleaded guilty on July 7, 2022, to one count of sexual abuse of a minor. He was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District court by Senior Judge Michael J. Davis.

This case is the result of an investigation conducted by the FBI, Red Lake Police Department, the Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, with assistance from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Alexander D. Chiquoine and Chelsea A. Walcker prosecuted the case.

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated October 20, 2022