LOWER BRULE -- A Lower Brule man pleaded guilty Nov. 21 to sexual abuse of a minor.
Ty Middletent, 21, faces a maximum of 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
The conviction stems from an incident in August when he knowingly engaged in sexual intercourse with a minor.
A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for February. Middletent was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service pending sentencing.