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Cheyenne River Sioux man charged with abuse of minors


Jerry Farlee, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, has been charged with three counts of aggravated sexual abuse and two counts of sexual contact with a child.

Farlee, 58, is accused of abusing three girls over a 13-year period from 1993 to 2006. The victims were all under the age of 12.

Farlee serves as executive director of Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity. He has hosted student groups on the reservation, The Rapid City Journal reported.

Farlee pleaded not guilty and remains under house arrest.

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