RAPID CITY, S.D. – An 85-year-old sex offender was charged with soliciting and the sexual exploitation of a minor, after being arrested in March.
In his first court appearance on Tuesday, Dallas Krausch, Rapid City, pleaded not guilty to five separate counts including, soliciting a minor in a prohibited sexual act, sexual exploitation of a minor in both obscene and sexual acts, and loitering in a community safe zone as a registered sex offender.
If convicted, Krausch faces 14 consecutive years in jail and a possible $28,000 fine.
Krausch will be back in court for a non-evidentiary hearing on June 13th.