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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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on October 5, 2021, by Chief Judge Robert A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Charles Moran, age 44, was sentenced to 25 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Moran was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury on May 2, 2021.  He pled guilty on July 15, 2021.

Moran was convicted of a sex offense in 1997.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender and update his registration within three business days of relocation or changing employment.  Between November 18, 2020, and February 21, 2021, Moran failed to properly register as a sex offender and update his registration.

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

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

Updated October 7, 2021

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Project Safe Childhood
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