Lower Brule Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender And Assault
US Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Lower Brule man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Assault by Striking, Beating and Wounding was sentenced on January 7, 2013, by US District Judge Roberto A. Lange.
Glen Eagle Thunder, age 38, was sentenced to 17 months of imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release on the failure to register charge and 1 month on the assault charge. The sentences are to be served consecutively. Eagle Thunder was on supervised released when he committed the above offenses and was sentenced to an additional 11 months in custody upon revocation to be served concurrently. He is also to pay $110 to the Victim Assistance Fund.
On or about June 22, 2012, Eagle Thunder consumed alcohol and assaulted a family member. He was released on bond and absconded, failing to update his sex offender registration as required. He pled guilty to the charges on October 10, 2012.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US Marshal’s Service. Assistant US Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.
Eagle Thunder was immediately turned over to the custody of the US Marshal.