Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance and Felon in Possession of Firearm.
Clayton Charles High Wolf, age 29, was indicted on October 22, 2013. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on October 25, 2013, and pled not guilty to the Indictment.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 40 years’ imprisonment and/or a $5,000,000 fine. The charges are merely an accusation and High Wolf is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force, the Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Rapid City Police Department. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura A. Shattuck is prosecuting the case.