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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Fort Yates Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Use of Force

BISMARCK – First Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers, announced that on November 21, 2014, Donald Clark Luger, Age 63, of Fort Yates ND, was convicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse by Use of Force.

Luger was convicted of using force to sexually assault a 12 year old minor female on Fort Yates in 1997. A jury of twelve convicted Luger after a 4 day trial, which included testimony from individuals that had been previously sexually assaulted by Luger. Sentencing for luger has not yet been set.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Gary Delorme prosecuted the case.

Updated February 4, 2015