Pierre man charged with 3rd Degree Rape

PIERRE, S.D.(DRGNews)- A 28 year old man from Pierre is charged with 3rd Degree Rape connected to an incident that occurred in February.

Information from the Pierre Police Department says patrol responded to the 1100 block of Clarice Drive in the north central part of town for a medical issue. Upon arrival, officers learned that a female subject at that location had been sexually assaulted. The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Reese Clown of Pierre.

Evidence was collected and forensic testing of that evidence was conducted as part of the investigation. Based on the results of the forensic testing, Clown was  arrested this past Friday (April 19, 2024) and taken to the Hughes County Jail.