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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 October 8, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Bernard Young, age 58, 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.

Young was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 11, 2019.  He pled guilty on July 22, 2019.

Young was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse in April 2002.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender for his natural life.  Young failed to update his registration between March 25, 2019, and April 24, 2019.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael J. Elmore prosecuted the case.

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

Updated October 10, 2019

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