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Walthill Man Sentenced For Statutory Rape

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

Chief United States District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Newton Dale, age 27, of Walthill, Nebraska, for his conviction of statutory rape in Indian Country.  Dale was sentenced to 41 months of imprisonment to be followed by five years of supervised release.  His sentence was ordered to run consecutively to the sentence Dale is currently serving in Iowa for a controlled substance violation.

Dale is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.  Beginning in January of 2011 and continuing for a period of time thereafter, Dale began having consensual sex with a 15 year old female member of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated January 29, 2015