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District of South Dakota

Thursday, October 6, 2016

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on October 4, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Joseph Hatchett, age 40, was sentenced to time served in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Hatchett pleaded guilty to the charge on June 17, 2016.

The charge related to Hatchett failing to register as a convicted sex offender between January 15, 2016, and March 10, 2016.

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

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Updated October 6, 2016