Sioux Falls Man Indicted For Failure To Register As A Sex Offender
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly failing to register as a convicted sex offender in Pennington County on September 1, 2012.
Jeremy Jeunesse, a/k/a Jeremy Chasing Horse, a/k/a Jeremy Trudell, age 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 20, 2013 for failure to register as a sex offender. Jeunesse appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on May 30, 2013 and pleaded not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is 10 years of imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation and Jeunesse is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service. Jeunesse was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has been set for August 6, 2013.