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Dupree Woman Sentenced for Distribution of Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Dupree, South Dakota, woman convicted of two counts of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on April 24, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Skyla Rae Alyce Dupris a/k/a Skyla Dupree, age 25, was sentenced to 6 months in custody and 3 years of supervised release on each count, to run concurrently, a fine of $1,000, and a mandatory special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $200.

Dupris was indicted by a federal grand jury on December 14, 2016. She pled guilty on February 7, 2017.

On June 23, 2016 and July 21, 2016, in Eagle Butte, Dupris knowingly and intentionally distributed methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, to other persons.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services Narcotics Division and the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney SaraBeth Donovan prosecuted the case.

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

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Ace Crawford
Public Information Officer

Updated May 11, 2017

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