Man charged with rape of a 13 year old was arraigned Thursday
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - Clinton Brugier was in court Thursday to be arraigned on his rape and kidnapping charges. Clinton Brugier is charged with first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping.
40-year-old Clinton Brugier is charged with first-degree rape, along with second-degree kidnapping in April of 2023. Brugier is accused of having raped a person under the age of 13.
He pleaded not guilty to both charges today and denied being a repeat offender.
If convicted, he could spend up to life in prison for first-degree rape, and 15 years for second-degree kidnapping. If found to be a repeat offender, he could get up to 50 years for the kidnapping charge.
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