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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 Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Fort Thompson, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on September 26, 2016, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Stuart Dion, age 32, was sentenced to 30 months in custody, 5 years of Supervised Release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Dion was indicted by a federal grand jury on December 8, 2015.  He pled guilty on July 13, 2016.

The conviction stemmed from Dion failing to register as a sex offender between October 1, 2015 and December 8, 2015.  This is Dion’s second federal conviction for failing to register.  This sentence will run concurrent with Dion’s Assaulting, Resisting, and Impeding a Federal Officer conviction.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.

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

Updated September 26, 2016