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Eagle Butte Man Sentenced on Methamphetamine Charges

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on September 18, 2017, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Corey Ryan DeHorse, age 24, was sentenced to 8 months in custody, followed by 3 years of supervised release, a fine of $1,000, and a mandatory special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

DeHorse was indicted by a federal grand jury on November 9, 2016.  He pled guilty on June 27, 2017.

DeHorse admitted that on August 5, 2016, he knowingly and intentionally distributed a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, to another individual for $100. 

This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services Narcotics Division.  Assistant U.S. Attorney SaraBeth Donovan prosecuted the case.

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

Updated September 25, 2017

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