Fort Thompson Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
Kyle Marks, age 32, was indicted on November 9, 2016. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on November 14, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, at least 5 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment alleges that between September 1, 2016, and October 12, 2016, Marks failed to register and update his registration as a sex offender.
The charge is merely an accusation and Marks is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case.
Marks was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial. A trial date has not been set.