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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 23, 2014

McLaughlin, SD Man Sentenced for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor

Bismarck - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on October 23, 2014, Peter Spotted Horse, age 60, McLaughlin, SD, was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland to serve 51 months imprisonment for Abusive Sexual Contact with a Minor.

Spotted Horse was charged by Indictment with Abusive Sexual Contact on January 8, 2013. Spotted Horse later changed his plea to guilty. Judge Hovland also sentenced Spotter Horse to five years supervised release and ordered him to pay $100 special assessment to the Crime Victims Fund, as well as restitution later to be determined.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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

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Updated February 4, 2015