Lower Brule Man Acquitted of Sexual Abuse
United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Lower Brule, South Dakota, man was acquitted of Sexual Abuse of a Person Incapable of Consent as a result of a federal jury trial in Pierre, South Dakota, on May 3, 2018.
Gregory Laroche, Sr., age 53, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 14, 2018.
The charge relates to an incident which occurred on November 14, 2017, when Laroche allegedly sexually abused a female acquaintance.
The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Lower Brule Agency and the U.S. Attorney's Office prosecuted the case.