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Press Release

Porcupine Man Sentenced For Escape

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Porcupine, South Dakota, man convicted of Escape was sentenced on December 4, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Jesse Miller, age 27, was sentenced to time served and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

A criminal complaint charging the Escape was filed against Miller on July 23, 2014.  He pled guilty to the Escape charge on August 21, 2014.

The conviction related to Miller being in Porcupine without permission on July 18, 2014, as he was assigned to home confinement in Rapid City.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman prosecuted the case.     

Updated June 22, 2015