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Wagner Man Sentenced for Threatening Communications

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Wagner, South Dakota, man convicted of Threatening Communications was sentenced on June 8, 2020, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Kyle Gullikson, age 29, was sentenced to time served, 2 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Gullikson was indicted by a federal grand jury on December 3, 2019.  He pled guilty on March 24, 2020.

The conviction stemmed from an incident on or about November 5, 2019, when Gullikson knowingly and willfully transmitted threatening messages on Facebook.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey C. Clapper prosecuted the case.

Updated June 9, 2020