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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 21, 2013

Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced For Possession Of A Controlled Substance

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Nicole Condon, a/k/a Nicole Garreau, age 35, of Eagle Butte, South Dakota, has pled guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance and was sentenced on November 19, 2013, by U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno.
         
Condon was sentenced to 2 years of probation, a $1,000 fine, and a $25 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Condon was indicted on August 21, 2013.

The conviction stems from an incident occurring on October 23, 2012, when Condon was in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation.  Condon was transported to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Adult Detention Center and searched.  Officers found 0.68 grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine on her person in addition to several syringes, a straw, and empty plastic bags.  Condon admitted to consuming methamphetamine.
         
The investigation was conducted by the Northern Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.                      

Updated June 22, 2015