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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 20, 2013

St. Francis Man Charged With Failure To Register As A Sex Offender

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a St. Francis, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Koty Arcoren, age 21, was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 15, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on May 20, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years’ in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; life of supervised release; and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charge is merely an accusation and Arcoren is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshal Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Maher is prosecuting the case.

Arcoren was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

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Updated June 22, 2015