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Mission Woman Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

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

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Mission, South Dakota, woman convicted of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on October 21, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange.

Alicia Medicine Eagle, age 39, was sentenced to time served equal to 114 days in custody, 3 years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100. Medicine Eagle will also forfeit all interest in $340 which was seized at the time of arrest.

Medicine Eagle was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 13, 2019.  She pled guilty on July 22, 2019.

The conviction stemmed from an incident on October 14, 2016, where Medicine Eagle knowingly and intentionally possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute it to others on the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Reservation.

This case was investigated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services and the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Cook prosecuted the case.

Updated October 27, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice