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Rapid City Man Sentenced for Possession of Child Pornography

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rapid City man convicted of Possession of Child Pornography was sentenced on January 25, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Shaun Meyer, age 39, was sentenced to 120 months in custody, followed by 20 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Meyer was charged on April 21, 2015, and pleaded guilty on August 28, 2015.

The conviction stems from Meyer knowingly possessing child pornography on a computer in Rapid City between March 2015 and April 2015.

This case was investigated by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Updated January 29, 2016