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

Friday, June 13, 2014

Parmalee Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Parmalee, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on June 10, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Richard Wolf Guts, age 29, was sentenced to 21 months in custody, 6 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Wolf Guts pled guilty to the charge on January 30, 2014.  The charge related to Wolf Guts absconding from a halfway house where he resided and failing to register as a convicted sex offender in South Dakota during May and June of 2013.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.
Wolf Guts was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015