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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Wagner Man Sentenced to 24 Months for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier sentenced a Wagner, South Dakota, man convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor, on May 9, 2018.

Dorian Lester, age 22, was sentenced to 24 months in custody, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Lester was also required to register as a sex offender upon release from incarceration.

Lester was indicted for sexual abuse of a minor by a federal grand jury on August 9, 2016.  He pled guilty on February 15, 2018.

On or about November 23, 2014, Dorian Lester engaged in a sexual act with a 12-year old girl.  Both had been drinking alcohol at a home in the South Housing area of Wagner.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeff Clapper prosecuted the case.  Lester was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated May 10, 2018