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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 5, 2019

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

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

Trevor Red Bird, age 30, was indicted on June 11, 2019.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on June 28, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, 5 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

Red Bird was convicted of Abusive Sexual Contact in May 2008.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  It is alleged that between April 7, 2019, and June 11, 2019, Red Bird, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of conviction under Federal Law, failed to properly register as a sex offender and update his registration.

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

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

Red Bird 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 July 5, 2019