Rosebud Man Indicted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota
United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Sexual Abuse of a Minor.
Gabriel White Lance, age 20, was indicted on September 10, 2019. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on January 3, 2020, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 15 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, 5 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment alleges that on March 23, 2019, White Lance knowingly engaged in, and attempted to engage in, a sexual act with a minor female.
The charge is merely an accusation and White Lance is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson is prosecuting the case.
White Lance was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.
Updated January 7, 2020
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