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Case Number: 3:19-cr-30073-RAL
Judge: Roberto A. Lang
Court: United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (Pennington County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office, Rapid City, South Dakota
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Description: Rapid City, South Dakota sexual exploitation of a child criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with sexual exploitation of a child and possession of child pornography.
Red Legs was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 14, 2019 for Sexual Exploitation of a Child and Possession of Child Pornography. He was found guilty by a jury at trial on July 31, 2020.
The conviction stemmed from an incident on September 24, 2018, when Red Legs knowingly used a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing any visual depiction of such conduct in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Red Legs further knowingly possessed and attempted to possess material that contained an image of child pornography, which had been mailed and shipped and transported in interstate and foreign commerce.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller prosecuted the case.
Red Legs was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 264 months in prison.