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Press Release

White River Man Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison

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

Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that a White River, South Dakota, man convicted of Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet was sentenced on November 19, 2021, by Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Justin Boyles, age 41, was sentenced to 11 years and 3 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Boyles was indicted by a federal grand jury in June 2019.  He pleaded guilty on April 9, 2021.

The charge related to Boyles using the internet to facilitate sexual intercourse with a juvenile female.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Megan Poppen prosecuted the case.

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

Updated November 23, 2021