Eagle Butte man sentenced to 20 years for sexual abuse

2013-03-21T23:00:00Z Eagle Butte man sentenced to 20 years for sexual abuseJournal staff Rapid City Journal
March 21, 2013 11:00 pm  • 

An Eagle Butte man convicted of sexual assault and sexual abuse has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Patrick Brown Thunder, 31, was convicted of sexual abuse of a minor and one count of sexual abuse of a person incapable of consenting.

The convictions stem from two separate incidents — one that occurred in April 2006 and the other in March 2008 — near Dupree. Both incidents involved Brown sexually assaulting females younger than 16.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Division.

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    HAHAURALLWRONG - March 22, 2013 7:49 am
    where is all of the support for this fella? looks like his people wont support him!
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