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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 Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on January 6, 2016, by U.S. District Court Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Damon Has Horns, age 34, was sentenced to 13 months in custody, 5 years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Has Horns was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury on September 9, 2015.  He pled guilty on November 16, 2015.

Between August 19, 2015, and September 1, 2015, Has Horns, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of a conviction under Federal Law, failed to properly register as a sex offender in Todd County and elsewhere.

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

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

Updated January 14, 2016