Man Sentenced for Rape and Incest Charges

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PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A man was sentenced in a Pierre courtroom Tuesday for his guilty plea to Third Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest.  26-year-old Adam Arterberry was given a 25-year prison sentence for the rape charge and ten years on the Aggravated Incest count.  Hughes County States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner says Arterberry was given credit for 231 days he has already been in jail and the two sentences are to run consecutively.  Arterberry was also ordered to pay court costs, the cost of a psychosexual evaluation and court appointed attorney fees.  Kloeppner says the judge recommended that Arterberry complete sex offender treatment while he’s in prison.  Other sentencing requirements for Arterberry include that he must register as a sex offender; have no contact with the victim or the victim’s family and pay future counseling costs for the victim, as well.


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