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Martin Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 11, 2012
Contact: Ace Crawford
Public Information Officer
605-343-2913, Ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Grover Lee Horned Antelope, age 40, of Martin, South Dakota, appeared before U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken on December 3, 2012, and pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.  The penalty upon conviction is not less than 5 but no more than 40 years’ imprisonment and/or a $5,000,000 fine.

In October 2008, Horned Antelope conspired to distribute one pound of marijuana on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.  The investigation was conducted by Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for April 19, 2013.  The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.

 

 

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