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Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on August 27, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Damon Clyde Has Horns, age 38, was sentenced to 30 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.

Has Horns was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 12, 2019.  He pled guilty on July 23, 2019.

Has Horns was convicted of Aggravated Assault in March 2001.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender and to update his registration within three business days of relocation or changing employment.  Between December 3, 2018, and March 12, 2019, Has Horns 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 Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

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

Updated August 30, 2019

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