the republic logo

Fort Yates man sentenced for abusive sexual contact with a minor


FORT YATES, North Dakota — A Fort Yates man has been sentenced to three years and five months in prison for abusive sexual contact with a minor.

U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon says 63-year-old George Thunderhawk was sentenced on Monday.

Thunderhawk was found guilty of sexually abusing a minor under the age of 12 in 2008.

Thunderhawk also must serve five years of supervised release after his prison term.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2014 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.