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Glenham Man Charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance

April 8, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Glenham, South Dakota man has been indicted by a federal grand jury.

Randall Murray, age 49, was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 13, 2013 for Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Murray appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge William D. Gerdes on April 4, 2013 and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years of imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, or both; a mandatory 3 years up to life on supervised release and an additional 2 years of supervised release upon revocation. Restitution and a $100 special assessment may also be ordered.

The charges are merely accusations, and Murray is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

The investigation is being conducted by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich is prosecuting the case.

Murray was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal Service until his warrant is satisfied. A trial date has been set for June 4, 2013.



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