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

Friday, December 30, 2016

Mission Woman Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance.

Yolanda Prue, age 31, was indicted on December 14, 2016.  She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on December 21, 2016, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.

The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 20 years in custody and/or a $1,000,000 fine, at least 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Restitution may also be ordered.

The Indictment alleges that on May 3, 2016, Prue knowingly and intentionally possessed with intent to distribute methamphetamine in South  Dakota.

The charge is merely an accusation and Prue is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan N. Dilges is prosecuting the case.   

Prue was released on bond pending trial.  A trial date has not been set.

Drug Trafficking
Updated December 30, 2016