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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Sisseton Man Sentenced to 120 Months in Federal Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sisseton, South Dakota, man convicted of abusive sexual contact was sentenced on November 5, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Storm Gaylord Blue, age 25, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison, to be followed by 20 years of supervised release.  He was also ordered to pay $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. 

According to court documents, between on or about October 9 and 10, 2017, in Roberts County, Blue forcefully engaged in and attempted to engage in sexual contact with a juvenile victim.  Blue had the intent to abuse, humiliate, harass, and degrade the victim and engaged in such sexual contact to arouse and gratify his sexual desires.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Law Enforcement.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeremy R. Jehangiri prosecuted the case.   

Blue was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Violent Crime
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Updated November 6, 2019