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Pierre Man Sentenced for Failure to Register

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Pierre, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register was sentenced on October 2, 2018, by U.S. District Court Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Daniel Red Horse, Jr., age 48, was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Red Horse was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 15, 2018.  He pled guilty on July 23, 2018.

Red Horse, who is a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of a conviction under federal law, did knowingly fail to register and update his registration from November 1, 2017, to November 8, 2017.  This was Red Horse’s sixth conviction for failing to register as a sex offender.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller prosecuted the case.

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

Updated October 4, 2018

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