PIERRE - United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced today that Chief Judge Roberto A. Lange, U.S. District Court has sentenced an Eagle Butte, South Dakota, man convicted of Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance. The sentencing took place on January 23, 2023.
Allen Michael Garreau, age 38, was sentenced to five years in federal prison, followed by four years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Garreau was indicted for Possession With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance by a federal grand jury in May of 2021. He pleaded guilty on October 5, 2022.
Garreau possessed 77 grams of methamphetamine with the intent to further distribute that methamphetamine to individuals on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian reservation and other locations in South Dakota.
This case was investigated by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges prosecuted the case.
Garreau was immediately remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.