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Rapid City 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 Rapid City, South Dakota, man convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance was sentenced on June 7, 2019, by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Jeremy Douglas Vance, age 37, was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison, followed by 4 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.  Vance also forfeited a 12-gauge shotgun, a Glock, and ammunition, which he acquired in connection with his drug-dealing activities.

From June 2015 through February 2017, Vance sold and distributed 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in the Rapid City area. 

This case was investigated by South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, Unified Narcotics Enforcement Team, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn N. Rich prosecuted the case.

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

Updated June 12, 2019

Drug Trafficking