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Deadwood Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Deadwood, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Michael Mamola, age 41, was sentenced on June 29, 2018, to 96 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Mamola was charged on January 24, 2017.  The conviction stems from Mamola conspiring with another person to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine near Deadwood.

This case was investigated by the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin Patterson prosecuted the case.

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

Updated July 3, 2018

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