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

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Parmelee Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Parmelee, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on January 24, 2018, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Odell Thomas Goodshield, Jr., age 58, was sentenced to 16 months in custody, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Goodshield was indicted by a federal grand jury on October 25, 2017.  He pled guilty on December 1, 2017.

Goodshield was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor in June 1999.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  Goodshield was released from custody on May 26, 2017, and began supervised release.  Between the dates of July 5, 2017 and September 20, 2017, Goodshield did not register as a sex offender.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Daniel C. Nelson prosecuted the case.

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

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Updated January 25, 2018