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Mission Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

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 Sexual Abuse of a Minor was sentenced on January 23, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.


Jeremiah Jay Swalley, age 34, was sentenced to 21 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.


Swalley was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 22, 2016. He pled guilty to a Superseding Information on October 24, 2016.


The conviction stemmed from an incident that occurred in July 2015, wherein Swalley sexually abused a 12-year-old girl.


This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk W. Albertson prosecuted the case.


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

Updated January 28, 2017

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