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District of South Dakota

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rapid City Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Distribute Methamphetamine

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on March 14, 2014, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Damian Antonia Quintana, age 30, was sentenced to 120 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Quintana was indicted for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance by a federal grand jury on May 21, 2013.  He pled guilty on November 6, 2013.
From 2008 through May 2013, Quintana would receive ounce quantities of methamphetamine in Rapid City and further distribute it in South Dakota.  Quintana distributed more than 1.5 kilograms of methamphetamine during the course of the conspiracy.
This case was investigated by the Unified Narcotics Enforcement Team.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride prosecuted the case.
Quintana was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Updated June 22, 2015