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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Rapid City Man Indicted for Failure to Register

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.

Donald Morris Kills Warrior, age 39, was indicted on April 19, 2016, and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann on July 21, 2016.  He pleaded not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge relates to Kills Warrior failing to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act as required. The charge is merely an accusation and Kills Warrior is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins is prosecuting the case.

Kills Warrior was detained pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated July 27, 2016