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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

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

PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court, has sentenced an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The sentencing took place on July 17, 2023.

Joseph Paul Marshall, age 44, was sentenced to 26 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Marshall was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury in March of 2023. He pleaded guilty on April 13, 2023.

In January of 2023, in Eagle Butte, within the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation, Marshall knowingly failed to register as a sex offender. Marshall had been convicted of a sex offense in federal court in 1998.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron J. Cook prosecuted the case.

Marshall was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated July 19, 2023