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Sioux Falls Man Indicted for Failure to Register as Sex Offender

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Sioux Falls, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Reno Chadwick Roubideaux, age 46, was indicted on October 14, 2020.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on October 21, 2020, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, 5 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

Roubideaux was convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor in June 1994. As a result of the conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  The Indictment alleges between August 8, 2020, and September 14, 2020, Roubideaux, a person required to register under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, and a sex offender by reason of conviction under Federal Law, failed to properly register as a sex offender and update his registration.

The charge is merely an accusation and Roubideaux is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

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

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

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