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Todd County Man Sentenced for Failure to Register as Sex Offender

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Todd County, South Dakota, man convicted of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender was sentenced on September 28, 2020, by Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court.

Edward Zane Roubideaux, Jr., age 30, was sentenced to 21 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.

Roubideaux was indicted by a federal grand jury on December 10, 2019.  He pled guilty on July 20, 2020.

Roubideaux was convicted of Abuse of a Minor in May 2008.  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 August 15, 2019, and September 19, 2019, Roubideaux failed to register and update his registration.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kirk Albertson prosecuted the case.

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

Updated September 29, 2020

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