Mobridge Man Charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota
United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Mobridge, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.
Waylon Laframboise, age 41, was indicted on February 13, 2019. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on March 19, 2019, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 40 years in federal prison and/or a $5,000,000 fine, up to life of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment alleges that between February 1, 2014, and January 1, 2015, Laframboise knowingly and intentionally conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.
The charge is merely an accusation and Laframboise is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron J. Cook is prosecuting the case.
Laframboise was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set.
Updated March 25, 2019