The victim then claims that Bear Runner pulled the vehicle to the side of the highway in the Wounded Knee District, began stroking the minor’s thigh, unzipped his pants, and performed oral sex on him. “After that I kept to myself,” he said. “I was ashamed of what happened.” The victim was able to provide phone conversations with Eagle that showed time stamps of text messages. The phone conversations showed that Bear Runner and the minor left Porcupine shortly after 5:30 a.m. and then arrived in Pine Ridge at nearly 8:00 a.m. The drive from Porcupine to Pine Ridge normally takes less than 30 minutes. The victim claims that Bear Runner and he kept in touch after the incident and Bear Runner coerced the minor to send nude photos via Snapchat. A second occasion on June 17, after the victim had turned 18-years-old, claims that Bear Runner used his place of power and position to take advantage of him. After an argument with family members, he began walking through the Porcupine district and called Tiny DeCory for assistance. DeCory then called president Bear Runner and Bear Runner made contact with the youth in the early hours of the morning.
"Your silence votes for you": A second complaint has been filed in connection with the embattled president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe as citizens came together to support two spirits and youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation. #2S #NativeYouth #SouthDakota https://t.co/HwIpHaYdmm— indianz.com (@indianz) September 17, 2020
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