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Mobridge Man Sentenced for 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 convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine was sentenced on August 26, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Waylon Laframboise, age 41, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison, followed by 4 years of supervised release, a $1,000 fine, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.

Laframboise was indicted by a federal grand jury on February 13, 2019.  He pled guilty on May 14, 2019.

The conviction stemmed from a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from February 2014 through January 2015, wherein Laframboise conspired with others to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in central South Dakota. 

This case was investigated by the Mobridge Police Department and the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron J. Cook prosecuted the case.

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

Updated August 30, 2019

Drug Trafficking