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Rapid City Man Sentenced For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

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

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on February 20, 2015, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Cody Grass, age 31, was sentenced to 24 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

 The conviction stems from Grass failing to register as a convicted sex offender between May 10, 2014, and August 20, 2014.

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

Grass was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015