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Rapid City Man Sentenced for Robbery

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of two counts of Robbery was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Miles Michael Goings, age 25, was sentenced on June 28, 2019, to 8 years and 1 month in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and restitution to the victims on each count.

Goings was indicted by a federal grand jury in November 2018.  The charges related to Goings robbing the victim in his residence on June 10, 2018, at Pine Ridge.  Goings took the victim’s property, and then assaulted him by kicking him in the face before stealing his vehicle.  On July 21, 2018, Goings was again at Pine Ridge and robbed another victim at Pizza Hut by forcibly taking her vehicle from the parking lot.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Office of Justice Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Megan Poppen and Cassandra DeCoste prosecuted the case.

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

Updated July 8, 2019

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