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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Eagle Butte Man and Woman Sentenced for Drug Charges

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man and woman convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance were sentenced on January 2, 2018 and February 5, 2018 respectively, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Perry Crow, Jr., a/k/a Perry Fiddler, age 23, was sentenced to 4 months in custody, 4 months in home confinement, 3 years of supervised release, $1,000 fine, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Estrella Fernandez a/k/a Star Fernandez, age 21, was sentenced to time served, 6 months in home confinement, 3 years of supervised release, $500 fine, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Crow and Fernandez were indicted by a federal grand jury on July 11, 2017. Crow pled guilty on October 17, 2017 and Fernandez pleaded guilty on November 15, 2017.

The convictions stem from incidents on August 23, 2016 and August 31, 2016, when Crow and Fernandez knowingly and intentionally distributed Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case. Crow was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Updated February 7, 2018