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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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that a Gordon, Nebraska, man convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor was sentenced by Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Aaron Wade, age 48, was sentenced on April 6, 2021, to 46 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund for each charge.

Wade was indicted by a federal grand jury in January 2019.  The charge related to Wade sexually abusing a juvenile female in 2017 at Pine Ridge.

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

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

Updated April 12, 2021