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Nebraska Man Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Gordon, Nebraska, man convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Lawrence Martin, Jr., age 20, was sentenced on August 2, 2019, to time served, 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Martin was indicted by a federal grand jury in May 2018.  The charge related to Martin engaging in a sexual relationship with a 13-year old female in 2017 and 2018.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen prosecuted the case.

Updated August 8, 2019