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Rosebud 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 Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on July 22, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Moses Left Hand Bull, age 27, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Left Hand Bull was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 9, 2019.  He pled guilty on May 28, 2019.

Left Hand Bull was convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in August 2009.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender and to update his registration within three business days of relocation or changing employment.  Between February 9, 2019, and March 5, 2019, Left Hand Bull failed to register and update his registration.  

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

Left Hand Bull was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated July 23, 2019

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