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Mission 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 Mission, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on November 27, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Edward Zane Roubideaux, Jr., age 27, was sentenced to 21 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Roubideaux was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 19, 2017.  He pled guilty on October 2, 2017.

Roubideaux was convicted in U.S. District Court of Sexual Abuse of a Minor, in May 2008.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender and to update his registration within three business days of relocation or changing employment.  On June 5, 2017, Roubideaux moved from Sioux Falls to Rosebud, but did not update his registration.  On June 23, 2017, he was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service in Rosebud.  Between June 5, 2017, and June 23, 2017, Roubideaux failed to register and update his registration.

This case was investigated by the Sioux Falls Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

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

Updated November 28, 2017

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