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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 4, 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 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.

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Updated November 4, 2016