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Wanblee Man Sentenced to 51 months
for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

September 17, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wanblee, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on September 13, 2013, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. 
Angel Provincial, age 23, was sentenced to 51 months’ imprisonment, 3 years' supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
From August 2009 through July 2012, Provincial conspired with others to distribute methamphetamine in and around the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.  Provincial pled guilty to the charge on May 8, 2013.

This case was investigated by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.

Provincial remained in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.    







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