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Fort Thompson Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on March 31, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Patrick Scott Pomani, age 33, was sentenced to 30 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Pomani was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 16, 2013.  He pled guilty on January 22, 2014.
The conviction stems from Pomani failing to register as a sex offender between April 28, 2013, and July 16, 2013.  Pomani was previously convicted of a sex offense in federal court, and he is required by law to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.
Pomani was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015