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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Allen Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact with a Minor

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Allen, South Dakota, man convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Jaelen Thunder Bull, age 23, was sentenced on January 11, 2019, to 3 years in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

The conviction stems from Thunder Bull engaging in a sexual act with a minor female in July 2017 at Allen.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ben Patterson prosecuted the case.

Thunder Bull was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Indian Country Law and Justice
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Updated January 29, 2019