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Wanblee 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 Wanblee, South Dakota man convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on February 25, 2013 by Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken.

Roger Bettelyoun, age 57, was sentenced to time served, 2 years' supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

On September 24, 2011, Bettelyoun illegally sold marijuana cigarettes. Bettelyoun pleaded guilty to the charge on November 28, 2012.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.



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