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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 Dennis Holmes announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on February 28, 2022, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Jason Kimmel, Sr., age 40, was sentenced to 31 months in federal prison, to run concurrently with 18 months sentenced in another file, followed by five years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Kimmel was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 13, 2021.  He pled guilty on November 22, 2021.

Kimmel was convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor in 2005.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  Between February 10, 2021, and April 1, 2021, Kimmel, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of conviction under Federal Law, failed to properly register as a sex offender and update his registration.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Troy R. Morley prosecuted the case.

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

Updated March 3, 2022

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