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Rapid City 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 Rapid City, South Dakota man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on March 1, 2013 by Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken.

Kyle Thomas Soltesz, age 33, was sentenced to 27 months’ imprisonment, 5 years' supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

Beginning on or about the spring of 2011, Soltesz conspired to distribute marijuana in the Rapid City area. Soltesz pled guilty to the charge on October 24, 2012. This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.



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