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Hill City Man Sentenced to 57 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Hill City, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on April 22, 2016, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.      

Ian Haverly, age 34, was sentenced to 57 months in custody, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

Haverly was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine by a federal grand jury on January 21, 2015.  He pleaded guilty on November 6, 2015.

From September 2014 through January 2016, Haverly conspired with others to distribute, and distributed more than 500 grams of methamphetamine within South Dakota.

This case was investigated by Unified Narcotics Enforcement Team, United States Drug Enforcement Administration, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, Pennington County Sheriff’s Office, and the Rapid City Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Ted L. McBride and Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.

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

Updated May 5, 2016

Drug Trafficking