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.

Copyright 2015 Rapid City Journal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

(1) Comments

  1. HAHAURALLWRONG
    Report Abuse
    HAHAURALLWRONG - March 22, 2013 7:49 am
    where is all of the support for this fella? looks like his people wont support him!
Add Comment
You must Login to comment.

Click here to get an account it's free and quick

activate-button-3 FULL ACCESS

Deals, Offers and Events

Poll

Loading…

What do you think of the 80 mph speed limit increase that takes place on South Dakota interstates April 1?

View Results

Recent Blog Posts

Does anybody (ever) beat the 'Cats?

Does anybody (ever) beat the 'Cats?

I'm not a fan of Kentucky or John Calipari but I can give the Wildcats the respect they're due.

18 hours ago(0)

Warm but windy

Could see possible rain showers this evening. Saturday will be gusty with winds around 35 mph. There is also a chance for rain on Saturday eve…

March 27, 2015 2:46 pm(0)

Aberdeen blogger seeks to refer two measures

Cory Heidelberger, who now operates his Dakota Free Press political blog from Aberdeen, filed notice with Secretary of State Shantel Krebs tha…

March 27, 2015 1:36 pm(0)

New gas station and Arby's restaurant coming to Sturgis

New gas station and Arby's restaurant coming to Sturgis

Land is being cleared and plans made for a new Big D convenience store and gas station and an Arby's roast beef restaurant at 2800 Junction Av…

March 27, 2015 1:24 pm(0)

WAHLRUS

WAHLRUS

WAHLRUS

March 27, 2015 12:02 pm(0)