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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Rapid City Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Allen Good Shield, age 27, was indicted on August 23, 2016.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on September 6, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, up to life of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that between August 2, 2016, and August 11, 2016, Good Shield, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, failed to register and update his registration.

The charge is merely an accusation and Good Shield is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk W. Albertson is prosecuting the case.   

Good Shield was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

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Updated September 8, 2016