Pine Ridge Man Found Not Guilty of 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 Pine Ridge man was acquitted of two counts of Sexual Abuse and two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor following a federal jury trial in Rapid City, South Dakota, on June 11, 2021.
Leon Janis, age 37, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 21, 2019.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.
Updated April 18, 2023