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SD ROTC sergeant pleads not guilty to rape

SPEARFISH (AP) — An ROTC sergeant from Black Hills State University entered has pleaded not guilty to forcible rape and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

The Rapid City Journal reports 39-year-old Cesar Olaso appeared in court on Tuesday.

The alleged incident occurred April 6.

Olaso faces 25 years in prison on the rape charge and 30 days in jail on the charge of providing alcohol to a minor.

He remains free after posting a $15,000 personal recognizance and appearance bond.