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

Monday, April 8, 2013

Bonesteel Man Sentenced For Sexual Abuse And Sexual Contact With A Minor

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Bonesteel, South Dakota man convicted of one count of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and one count of Sexual Contact with a Minor was sentenced on April 8, 2013 by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Robert Prue, age 34, was sentenced to 17 years in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Prue was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 18, 2012, and pled guilty to the charge on February 6, 2013.

The convictions stem from incidents that took place between June 22, 2011, and September 22, 2011 when Prue had sexual contact with a minor victim.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. Maher.

Prue was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal.

Updated June 22, 2015