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Wakpala Man Sentenced For Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 16, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Wakpala, South Dakota man convicted of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on May 13, 2013 by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Dustin Swimmer, age 27, was sentenced to 37 months of imprisonment, 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Swimmer was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 14, 2012. He pled guilty to a Superseding Information on January 3, 2013. The charge stems from an incident in 2011 in which Swimmer knowingly and intentionally possessed methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, and assisted in its distribution.

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

Swimmer was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

 

 

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