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Eagle Butte Man Charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender



A 41 year old Eagle Butte man, Gaylen Paul Sampson, also know as Thurman Paul Sampson, was indicted on March 15, 2016 on the charge of Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. 

Sampson appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 30, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The Indictment alleges that between April 14, 2013, and April 23, 2013, Sampson, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of a conviction under Federal Law, failed to register and update his registration.

The investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Marshals Service.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller is prosecuting the case.  

Sampson was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.



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