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Martin Man Sentenced for Distributing Marijuana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2012
Contact: Ace Crawford
Public Information Officer
605-343-2913, Ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Martin, South Dakota, man charged with distribution of a controlled substance was sentenced on November 20, 2012, by United States District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. Brian Leroy DuBray, Jr., age 30, was sentenced to time served, two years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

DuBray was indicted for distribution of a controlled substance by a federal grand jury on June 19, 2012. DuBray was distributing marijuana at Martin on April 4, 2012.

The charge was a result of Operation Prairie Pharm, a controlled substances investigation conducted by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force, whose member agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the Pierre Police Department, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe – Department of Public Safety. The Bennett County Sheriff’s Office and the Martin Police Department also assisted in the investigation.

DuBray pled guilty to the charge on October 18, 2012. Assistant United States Attorney Ted McBride prosecuted the case.

 

 

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