Mission Man Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse
|U.S. Attorney’s Office June 17, 2013|
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Zachary Poorman, age 25, of Mission, South Dakota, appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on June 13, 2013 and pled guilty to aggravated sexual abuse.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is life in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; life of supervised release; and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
The conviction stems from an incident that took place on October 29, 2013, when Poorman sexually abused the victim by force.
The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tim Maher.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for September 9, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending sentencing.