Mission Man Edward Zane Roubideaux Indicted for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

(STL.News) – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Mission, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.

Edward Zane Roubideaux, Jr., age 29, was indicted on December 10, 2019.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on December 12, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 10 years in custody 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 Sexual Abuse of a Minor in November 2011.  As a result of this conviction, he is required to register as a sex offender.  It is alleged that between August 15, 2019, and September 19, 2019, 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 Kirk Albertson 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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