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

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Porcupine Woman Sentenced For Drug Distribution

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Porcupine, South Dakota, woman convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance to a Person Under Age Twenty-One was sentenced on January 26, 2015, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Ardis Good Shot, age 41, was sentenced to 1 year of probation, 25 hours of community service, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.

The conviction stems from Good Shot providing marijuana to a person under the age of 18 on multiple occasions between October 2011 and January 2012.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe Department of Public Safety.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.

Updated June 22, 2015