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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Three From Oregon Indicted For Conspiracy And Possession With Intent To Distribute Marijuana

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that two men and one woman from Eugene, Oregon have been indicted by a federal grand jury for two counts of Conspiracy and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana.

Justin Jones, age 23; Glenn Shea, age 20; and Jesse Parker, age 23, were indicted by a federal grand jury on March 13, 2013. They appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 22, 2013 and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years of custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 2 years of supervised release; and a $100 special assessment. Restitution may also be ordered.

The charges are merely an accusation and Jones, Shea, and Parker are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Miller.

Jones, Shea, and Parker were released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.

Updated June 22, 2015