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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 April 11, 2016, by United States District Court Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Dwight Black Spotted Horse, age 31, was sentenced to 21 months in custody, 5 years supervised release, and $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Black Spotted Horse was indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender by a federal grand jury on December 8, 2015.  He pled guilty on February 9, 2016.

On April 23, 2007, Black Spotted Horse was sentenced to 70 months in federal custody for Sexual Abuse of a Minor.  As a result of his conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  Between September 14, 2015, and November 6, 2015, Black Spotted Horse, 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 Pennington county and elsewhere.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Carrie G. Sanderson prosecuted the case.

Black Spotted Horse was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Updated April 12, 2016

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