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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Failure to Appear

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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Appear was sentenced on July 19, 2021, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Coren Clown, age 29, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Clown was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 10, 2021. He pled guilty on April 26, 2021.

The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred on February 2, 2021. Clown failed to appear for his jury trial on a charge of Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent.

This case was investigated by the United States Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller prosecuted the case.

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

Updated July 22, 2021

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