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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Dakota

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Arizona Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Distribute Meth

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that an Arizona man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on January 3, 2013, by Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Viken. James Lee Walker, age 45, was sentenced to time served, 2 years' supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Victim Assistance Fund.

The charge relates to Walker conspiring with another person to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in the District of South Dakota and elsewhere in 2011 and 2012.  Walker pled guilty to the charge on September 7, 2012.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Unified Narcotics Enforcement Team.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.

Updated June 22, 2015