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Martin Man Sentenced for Controlled Substance Distribution

March 11, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Martin, South Dakota man convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on March 4, 2013 by Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken.

William Apple, age 26, was sentenced to time served, 3 years' supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

On or about January 27, 2012, Apple distributed morphine in Martin. Apple pled guilty to the charge on November 21, 2012.

This case was investigated by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.



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