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Rapid City Man Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

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

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.

Don Williams, age 45, was indicted on June 14, 2017. Williams appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Daneta Wollmann on June 16, 2017, and pleaded not guilty to the Indictment.

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

The charge relates to Williams failing to register and update his registration as a convicted sex offender between October 13, 2016, and April 24, 2017.

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

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric Kelderman is prosecuting the case.

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

Updated June 23, 2017

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