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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 14, 2016

Oglala Man Sentenced for Sexual Contact With a Minor

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Oglala, South Dakota, man convicted of Aggravated Abusive Sexual Contact was sentenced on January 8, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.  

Dale Warrior, age 56, was sentenced to 48 months in custody, followed by five years of supervised release, and $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Warrior was indicted for abusive sexual contact by a federal grand jury on June 16, 2015.  He pled guilty on August 24, 2015.

On September 27, 2014, in Oglala, Warrior knowingly engaged in and caused sexual contact with a person who had not attained the age of 12 years.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen prosecuted the case.

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

Updated January 14, 2016