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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 Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on October 26, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Lavern E. Looking Cloud, age 33, 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.

Looking Cloud pleaded guilty to the charge on July 15, 2016.

The charge related to Looking Cloud failing to register as a convicted sex offender between April 25, 2014, and June 16, 2015.

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

Updated November 4, 2016

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